Mark Downes, NOVA Chief Technology Officer, has passed away

Downes led the network’s tech and infrastructure initiatives for six years. 

NOVA Entertainment CEO Cathy O’Connor made the following statement to radioinfo today, following the sudden passing of CTO, Mark Downes: 

“We are deeply saddened to hear the news of the sudden passing of NOVA Entertainment’s Chief Technology Officer, Mark Downes, due to heart failure.
“For the past seven years, Mark has led the technology and infrastructure initiatives at our Company and played a key role in industry technological developments as an active Board Member of Commercial Radio Australia.
“Mark will be sorely missed and our thoughts and deepest sympathies go out to Mark’s wife Brenda and his two children Lincoln and Ainsley, at this most difficult time.”


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