Harold Mitchell To Retire

One of radio’s greatest fans Harold Mitchell is set to retire.

Mitchell will quit as head of Aegis Media in early August, according to B&T.

He will reportedly relinquish his role as executive chairman on August 10, and has already established a management team to take his place.

71 year-old Mitchell is renowned for being the most successful media buyer in the country, as well as one of our most prominent philanthropists.

His business wisdom is always devoured voraciously at public events. This link takes you to a story from radioinfo’s archives where Mitchell sings the praises of the vibrant and resilient radio industry.