ARN has made three new commercial appointments across Western Australia, Queensland and South Australia.
The first of these is Rick Dalton who has been appointed ARN’s Commercial Director, Perth for 96FM and will be based in Perth.
Dalton joined ARN in 2013 and has worked in sales leadership positions for ARN in Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth.
Previously, he has worked in various business consulting and entrepreneurial roles and has more than a decade of experience in multimedia management with some of Australia’s largest corporations.
“I’m extremely excited to be part of the evolution of 96FM and the next phase of ARN’s commercial expansion. Perth is a beautiful city and I am thrilled to reside permanently here as part of the dedicated team cementing ARN’s strong national offering to clients across all our markets.”
Dalton will move to Perth from Brisbane and will commence his new role at 96FM on October 1.
More movement in Brisbane with Jamie Wood moving into the role of ARN’s new Agency Sales Director.
Wood joined ARN in 2009 and has worked across a number of sales and management roles within the company, including Brisbane Group Sales Manager and Adelaide Agency Sales Director.
Based in Adelaide since 2014, Wood will be returning to his hometown of Brisbane with an established network of contacts in the media, agency and client space.
A finally Roger Luders will be ARN’s new Commercial Director in Adelaide.
Luders has more than 20 years’ experience working in the Adelaide media industry, and joined ARN in 2005 as Sales Manager in Direct before being promoted to Sales Director in 2010.
Previously, Luders held account manager and account executive roles at Channel 7 in Adelaide
ARN COO Michael Harvey had this to say about the new appointments:
“ARN is in an exciting new phase of organisational growth. These appointments further strengthen ARN’s commercial approach to market with a continued focus on ARN’s strategy of delivering advertisers and clients the most comprehensive integrated media solutions across the #1 national radio network,” he said.