Rhedey, who starts in his new role on December 3, joins SWM from Fairfax Media where he was group general manager of IT.
In the newly created role of CTIO, Rhedey will be responsible for Seven West Media’s IT and technology systems and infrastructure.
Worner said: “I’m delighted to welcome Rainer to the team. He comes with an outstanding track record, and will play a significant role in the ongoing transformation of our business, ensuring our technology and IT systems support all our people to achieve even greater success.”
Rhedey said: “To be joining Seven, the market leaders with such a long history of success and innovation, is fantastic. I’m looking forward to working with the terrific tech and IT teams to build on the great work they’re doing to ensure the Group has the best and most reliable, highly responsive and secure technology infrastructure.”
Rhedey has over 20 years of experience in the technology industry. He has been responsible for a range of areas throughout his career, spanning from internal IT departments to professional services teams for systems integrators and software vendors.