Australian youth publisher, Pedestrian Group, has promoted Rachel Tikey to the role of commercial director – a new position that will lead both the partnerships and client solutions teams within the group.
With more than 13 years of commercial and creative experience, Tikey has built a formidable track record spanning three countries. Prior to joining the Pedestrian Group in July 2017, she held roles locally at Pandora, ARN and SCA.
Having previously led teams in both the sales and client solutions departments at Pedestrian, Tikey has demonstrated her success as a leader to deliver exceptional client, commercial and creative outcomes.
Matt Rowley, Pedestrian Group CEO, said: “Anyone who has worked with Rachel will know there is no better person for this role. I believe Rachel’s passion for the business, commercial acumen and natural leadership will further improve the way we work with our clients to bring the sharpest ideas in the market to life.”
Tikey said: “I’m beyond excited to take on this new challenge as our business continues to grow and speak to more young Aussies than ever. Bringing the partnership and client solutions teams together to strategically ideate, sell and bring spicy ideas to life will ensure we continue to deliver perfect end-to-end solutions for our clients and audience.”
Tikey steps into the role effective immediately.