Foxtel has announced Paul Edwards as their new chief communications officer.
Edwards joins Foxtel from Commonwealth Bank of Australia where he was a senior advisor in group corporate affairs since 2018. Before that, he was a senior executive at ANZ Banking Group where he lead corporate communications with group-wide responsibility for communications strategy, media relations, internal communications and digital and social media. Edwards also worked at BHP in public relations consultancy.
Edwards will report to Foxtel Chief Executive Officer Patrick Delany and also join the broader News Corp Australia communications team led by Group Executive, Corporate Affairs, Policy and Government Relations, Campbell Reid.
Patrick Delany said, “Paul’s extensive business and communications experience adds an important skill set to our management team at a time when engagement with external stakeholders and our own people about our strategy has never been more important.
“We are already seeing positive momentum in strengthening Foxtel for the future and we look forward to Paul’s contribution as part of our strengthened communications team,” Mr Delany said.