SBS government James Taylor has been appointed managing director of the multicultural broadcaster for a five-year time period, changing Michael Ebeid.
Mr Taylor, who has been appearing within the function because the starting of the month, joined the general public broadcaster in 2012 as head of company finance and was promoted to chief monetary officer in 2013. He labored carefully with Mr Ebeid, who just lately left SBS to take a task at Telstra as head of enterprise through the digitisation of the enterprise.
SBS chairman Bulent Hass Dellal mentioned in an announcement the brand new managing director had a “deep understanding” of the broadcaster and the challenges it confronted.
“He has been a driving pressure and key collaborator throughout a spread of tasks, which have seen SBS remodel into the trendy, revolutionary and environment friendly multi-platform broadcaster it’s immediately,” he mentioned.
Mr Taylor mentioned “in a panorama of polarised views and debate” an impartial and trusted public broadcaster had by no means been extra necessary. He beforehand labored on the ABC for seven years as head of company growth.