Peter Tonagh appointed to Ten board

Peter Tonagh appointed to Ten board, former Foxtel boss Richard Freudenstein resigns

Ten board has today announced the appointment of Peter Tonagh as a Non-Executive Director, effective today.

Tonagh will represent Foxtel Management Pty Ltd as agent for the Foxtel on the Ten Board. Foxtel became a substantial shareholder in Ten in November 2015.

The appointment of Tonagh to the Ten board follows the resignation of Non-Executive Director Richard Freudenstein today.

Ten chairman David Gordon said: “I would like to thank Richard for his valuable input as a Director of the Company and his support and insights. We wish him the very best for the future.”

Tonagh was appointed chief executive officer of Foxtel on 17 March 2016.

Prior to the appointment, Tonagh was chief executive officer of News Corp Australia in November 2015. His previous roles also include Chief Operating Officer of News Corp Australia, interim Chief Executive Officer of REA Group, and the dual roles of Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Foxtel.

Gordon said: “Peter is one of the most experienced and talented media executives in Australia, with deep knowledge of many media, including television and online.

“We welcome Peter to the Board and look forward to him making an important contribution in the future success of our Company.”

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