Seven West Media has announced the appointment of Clare Gill as head of regulatory and government Affairs.
Gill will be responsible for Government and regulatory affairs, corporate affairs, industry group representation, external stakeholder management and strategic input to business strategy. Gill had previously been part of rival Nine’s executive team before leaving in 2019.
Gill’s appointment follows the departure of Justine McCarthy, who is moving to a new role as senior adviser to the Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the Arts, the Paul Fletcher.
Seven CEO James Warburton commented: “Justine McCarthy has been a highly valued member of the Seven West Media team since 2012 and has made an important contribution across many parts of our business. We are sad to lose her, and she leaves with our thanks and very best wishes for the future.
“The fact that she has been selected for the new role with our Minister is a tribute to her abilities, experience and profile and we look forward to continuing our association with her on industry matters at a Government level.
“We are delighted to welcome Clare Gill to Seven West Media. Clare has a long and impressive track record in government, regulatory and corporate affairs, as well as policy development, industry relations and business strategy,” he said.
“She is a strong addition to our executive team and joins at a critical time for Seven West Media and the media industry in general.”