Nova Entertainment has announced that after nine years CMO Tony Thomas has resigned.
With an extensive career in media, advertising and marketing, Thomas joined Nova in August 2010. During his nine years with the company, he has been involved in the growth and diversification of Nova into a successful media and entertainment brand.
Nova CEO Cathy O’Connor said on his departure: “Since 2010, Tony has played a critical role in the development, growth and success of NOVA.
“We are incredibly grateful for the contribution he has made. His achievements include rebranding dmg Radio to NOVA Entertainment, helping take Nova to the number one national network and developing an outstanding team of marketing professionals.”
Thomas said that he was proud to be part of the leadership team that helped build NOVA Entertainment into the Australian media success story that it is.
“There are so many highlights of my time at NOVA Entertainment such as launching the hugely successful smoothfm radio brand, the invention of Nova’s Red Room, leading the GOAT.com.au launch and importantly building a team of marketing professionals who are the best in the media business.”
Thomas previously worked for companies including the Coles Group, ninemsn, Diego and PepsiCo.
His resignation is effective 30 August.