CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - AUSTRALASIA
Paul Dykzeul was appointed CEO of Bauer Media Australasia in June 2017. He has been CEO of Bauer Media New Zealand since 2007. During his time in Australia he held roles as director of international business and publisher for ACP. Prior to that he was managing director of Murdoch Magazines before moving to Pacific Magazines in 2000.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Andrew Stedwell was appointed CFO of Bauer Media Group in January 2012. Andrew has worked within various roles across the business prior to his promotion to CFO. Andrew is also responsible for Bauer Media’s distribution, retail and circulation as well as some of the company’s specialist titles.
MANAGING DIRECTOR - XCEL MEDIA
Christian Fricke was appointed the Managing Director for Bauer Xcel Media in August 2016, and comes with more than 10 years’ experience in senior roles. Christian spent 7 years working at Bauer Xcel Media Germany and joins us from Walt-Disney-backed start-up Playbuzz. Christian oversees the development and execution of the Company’s digital strategy across all platforms.
FIORELLA DI SANTO
GENERAL MANAGER PUBLISHING - FASHION, LUXURY, FOOD & HOME
Fiorella is responsible for the fashion, luxury, food and home categories, moving into this role after 18 months as Bauer’s Sales Director where she spearheaded a number of strategic changes, including the integration of the print and digital advertising sales teams. Fiorella joined Bauer Media in 2015 after a 20-year career at News Corp Australia where she held a number of senior positions.
GENERAL MANAGER - WOMEN'S ENTERTAINMENT AND LIFESTYLE
Jayne is responsible for managing some of Australia's most loved brands including The Australian Women’s Weekly, Woman’s Day, NW, OK!, TV Week, Yours, Take 5, the Parenting Group. With over 30 years' experience in publishing, Jayne is an expert in developing and leading teams to create new print and digital products that connect with an audience, build engagement and generate revenue.
DIRECTOR OF SALES
Paul is responsible for leading the national sales, advertising and solutions strategy for Bauer Media Australia. With over 20 years’ experience in the media industry, Paul was most recently Commercial Director of Bauer Media New Zealand. He led the company’s advertising strategy, playing an instrumental role in transitioning Bauer Media New Zealand into the dynamic audience-led, multi-channel marketing solutions provider that it is today.
PEOPLE & CULTURE DIRECTOR
Kelly is responsible for the Bauer people and culture strategy.
This includes organisational development, employee relations & internal communications.
The People & Culture group at Bauer is made up of Business Partners, People Specialists (including WHS) and the People Services team who provide day-to-day support at all stages of the employment lifecycle.
CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER
A highly accomplished executive with proven General Management experience in leading Business and Technology functions in Australia, Asia and MENA. John has consistently delivered against demanding and ever changing expectations in highly complex blue chip organisations within world class industries including: Pharmaceuticals (Pfizer), Consumer Goods (Coke-Cola Amatil) and Dairy (Fonterra), among others.
Adrian is Bauer Media’s legal counsel. Adrian was previously legal counsel for listed Australian film and television production company, Beyond International, and, prior to that, worked in law firms in Australia and the United States. During his 15 years of practice as a lawyer, Adrian has focussed on corporate and commercial matters as they affect broadcast, print and digital media businesses. He is a former National President of ACC Australia.