Guardian Australia hires new commercial sales director to head team

• Rook joins from Australian Radio Network

Guardian News & Media has appointed Mason Rook (pictured) to the role of commercial sales director for The Guardian Australia.

Reporting to The Guardian Australia managing director Dan Stinton, Mason will oversee the Australian and New Zealand advertising and branded content sales team.

On his appointment, Rook said: “I’m really excited to be joining The Guardian at a time where demand for quality news content and journalism is of great value not only to our readers but also our advertisers. The opportunity to lead the commercial team, work with the best talent and develop the way in which we take this incredible offering to market really appealed to me.”

Dan Stinton, said: “Mason has an impressive track record leading strong teams to deliver meaningful revenue growth. His role will be critical to The Guardian Australia – one that ensures we are best placed to continue building upon the advertising success we have enjoyed over the last six years. I am delighted to welcome him to the team.”

Rook joins from Australian Radio Network where he was commercial director and has held senior roles at Daily Mail, Nine/Mi9 and Seven Network.

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