IAB Australia named Cameron King, Managing Director of Digital Revenue at News Corp Australia as Chair of its Board effective immediately. Mr King will serve as Chair until News Corp’s Board Chair tenure ends in September 2018. He replaces outgoing Chair Nicole Sheffield, who announced her resignation from News Corp Australia in February this year.
Libby Minogue, Executive General Manager, Media and Content REA Group, has also been appointed to the newly created role of Deputy Chair. The position of Deputy Chair has been introduced to add additional depth to the Board and to help manage increased IAB Council activity and output.
Mr King commented, “I’m looking forward to continuing Nicole’s work in driving forward a number of important initiatives that impact IAB members, including measurement, standards and transparency, and working with Libby and the rest of the talented and supportive IAB Board.”
A prominent figure in the digital industry, Mr King is well-regarded for his leadership and passion for digital media. Since joining News Corp Australia in 2008, he has worked in senior commercial positions until most recently being appointed Managing Director, Digital Revenue in September 2017. He will work closely with Ms Minogue, as Deputy Chair and CEO Vijay Solanki to continue to champion and evolve online advertising.
Ms Minogue brings more than twenty years’ experience in the media and entertainment sector in Australia and the USA. Prior to joining the REA Group, she was National Director of Integration and Content Partnerships at MCN.