Nine has today announced the appointment of Paul Koppelman as its new chief financial officer, effective from 3rd September 2019. Koppelman will report to Nine’s CEO, Hugh Marks.
Koppelman (pictured below) is a qualified chartered accountant, and experienced CFO, with a broad sectoral background across a range of blue-chip listed organisations, both in Australia and overseas. Until recently, he was CFO of ASX-listed Aconex, through to its acquisition by Oracle. Prior to this, he was the CFO through the IPO process at Medibank Private Limited, and prior again, CFO of the Global Aluminium (UK) and Commercial (Netherlands) Groups at BHP.
Commenting on the appointment, Marks said: “I am delighted to appoint Paul to the role of CFO. Nine has undergone an enormous transformation over the past 12 months and the focus now will be on further strengthening our relative position within the media sector, and continuing to grow the operating performance of our business. Paul’s diverse experience across different industries and operating environments will prove a valuable addition to the senior leadership team.”
Koppelman added, “I am looking forward to joining Nine at this exciting time for both the Company and media industry as a whole. Nine has really reinvented itself over the past few years, and is now clearly Australia’s leading integrated media company. It is well positioned to continue to grow and evolve its business and I am excited to be part of that.”