ARN "isn't afraid" of rapidly rising audio-based social media player Clubhouse, according to CEO Ciaran Davis. He says the business would be willing to partner with the platform should its content be relevant. Meanwhile, the radio boss says headwinds are waning, with year-on-year revenue parity anticipated by June.
MediaCom is attempting to push deeper into creative avenues. But Global COO Josh Krichefski is adamant its reposition is not about becoming a middleman between creative agencies and media platforms. Meanwhile, as data privacy challenges loom, local boss Willie Pang says it won't be rushing to acquire first party data sets.
Nine CEO Hugh Marks is leaving on a high – literally. The share price has reached a new zenith after bumper profits in a pandemic year. He also insists that the surge in audiences and income is not a Covid blip. And before exiting, Marks makes time for one last swipe at an old rival’s Google payoff.