Mike Sneesby has been announced as CEO of Nine by Chairman, The Hon. Peter Costello, at a press conference at Nine's new studios in Sydney this morning.
Mike will be leading the media conglomerate which includes the former Fairfax titles including The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, as well as Nine's free-to-air TV stations, streaming platform Stan, and property site Domain.
He was formerly the CEO of the Microsoft / Nine ecommerce joint venture, Cudo, up until its sale in 2013. Prior to that, Mike set up the invision IPTV service in Dubai as Vice President of IPTV for the Saudi Telecom / Astra Malaysia joint venture lntigral. Before joining lntigral, he headed Corporate Strategy and Business Development at ninemsn where he led the company's corporate strategy function and established a portfolio of high growth digital media businesses including the start-up of MSN New Zealand and management of the EPG and listings business HWW. Prior to ninemsn, Mike led a company-wide program for Optus rolling out and launching their national ADSL broadband network.
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