A new approach to the News Corp Australia’s executive leadership was unveiled by executive chairman Michael Miller. New responsibilities were handed over to top executives Nicole Sheffield and Damien Eales.
Executive chairman Michael Miller appointed Damian Eales, to the new role of chief operating officer, publishing; previously Mr Eales was the head of metro and regional publishing. In an email to staff News Corp Australia Mr Miller said that the focus will be shifted on digital and publishing businesses of the company.
Damien Eales will now be in charge of News Corp Australia’s newspaper publishing assets after assuming his new role in the company. This will now incorporate community mastheads, group marketing and network advertising.
News Corp Australia’s Group Director Human Resources and Corporate Initiatives, Mr Derrick Crowley will now assume the role of chief transformation officer, apart from his responsibility for the department of Human Resources.
Mr Michael Miller said that these newly appointed portfolios will work hand in hand to make sure that the company meets its strategic targets to increase profits and audience opportunities.