Bauer Media has appointed Rob Munro-Hall Group Managing Director of all of its UK magazine brands, following the recent announcement that Bauer Media has merged its UK magazine operations, formerly run separately as Bauer Media and H Bauer.

The appointment will see Rob take responsibility for all ninety four magazine brands in the UK, with a total reach of 8.7 million. Bauer's most successful magazines include TV Choice, the UK's biggest TV listing magazine, Take a Break, That’s Life, Bella, Empire, heat, Closer, Yours, Motor Cycle News and Grazia.

Bauer Media has seen recent growth through the development of new magazines, events, experiences and brand extensions, including the launches of Modern Gardens magazine and Empire Live. Combining its magazine media brands into one new business means Bauer can quickly and effectively scale growth opportunities.

Paul Keenan, CEO Bauer UK and the Nordics said: “Rob Munro-Hall's experience leading Bauer's specialist and London Lifestyle business and managing magazine businesses in the UK and Australia brings a wealth of knowledge and skill to our newly strengthened magazine media business.”

Rob Munro Hall, Group Managing Director said: “This is a significant time for Bauer Media UK as a unique multi-media content creator and I’m excited by the opportunity to accelerate the growth, development and operational performance across all of our influential brands”.

Based in Hamburg, Bauer Media Group is one of the world’s most successful media companies. Over 600 magazines, more than 400 digital products and 100 radio and TV stations reach millions of people across the globe. The company has more than 11,000 employees in 20 countries.


For Further information:

Cat Martin

Communications Director, Bauer Media (Radio)

0207 432 3317/07932 746363


About Bauer Media UK:

Bauer Media UK reaches over 22 million UK consumers through a portfolio of world-class, multi-platform media and entertainment brands including heat, KISS, Grazia, Empire, Magic and Absolute Radio. It creates and curates entertaining media content that audiences love whenever, wherever and however they want through a multi-channel strategy and a focus on product excellence and audience insight.  The result is an exciting array of influential brands, content and talent which provide compelling and engaging advertising opportunities with valuable audiences for UK commercial partners.  Bauer Media UK is part of the Bauer Media Group, one of the world’s largest privately owned media businesses with media assets all over the globe.


About Bauer Media Group:

Over 400 digital products and more than 100 radio and TV stations reach millions of people across the globe. The corporate portfolio extends to include print shops, postal, distribution and marketing services. The Bauer Media Group’s global positioning underscores its passion for people and brands. The message “We think popular.” illustrates the Bauer Media Group’s self-perception as an organisation with a range of popular media, creating inspiration and motivation for its global workforce of some 11,000 employees in 20 countries.

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