Google executive Michelle Guthrie to take over from Mark Scott as ABC managing director

michelle guthrieThe ABC board will designate its very first female¬†managing director in the broadcaster’s history, with Google executive Michelle Guthrie to be the successor to Mark Scott in 2016.

Based in Singapore, Ms Guthrie handles the internet search engine giant’s relationships with advertising and marketing companies throughout Asia.

Ms Guthrie started her profession as a legal representative, prior to holding senior functions at FOXTEL, BSkyB in the United Kingdom and News Corp subsiduary Star. She likewise functioned as handling director of personal equity company Providence Equity Partners.

The Australian Financial Review reported Ms Guthrie’s impending visit on Tuesday early morning and Fairfax Media comprehends she is the ABC board’s leading option for the function.

Former News Corp Australia president Kim Williams and SBS handling director Michael Ebeid were shortlisted for the task.

Google executive Michelle Guthrie is anticipated to be the next ABC manager.

Mr Scott, who has actually led the ABC given that 2006, is because of step down next July however might give way earlier for Ms Guthrie.

Ms Guthrie finished with a double degree in Law and Arts from the University of Sydney prior to working as an attorney at Allen, Allen and Hemsley concentrating on the media and innovation sector.