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1 February 2023

Bauer Media Audio UK’s Dee Ford Set to Step Back from her Role as Group Managing Director

Dee Ford has decided to step back from her role as Group Managing Director, Bauer Media Audio UK later this year in order to step into a new chapter of her life, spending more time with her husband and family.

Dee’s career with the business spans more than 35 years, having started in sales at Radio City in Liverpool.  Under Dee’s passionate and expert leadership, the UK business has grown to become the scaled and high performing organisation that it is today with national and local services across all four nations of the UK.  Dee has also played important roles in the Audio expansion into the Nordics and Ireland in particular.

Richard Dawkins, President of Audio, Bauer Media Group, comments, “The UK business is in great shape, with a healthy and growing radio portfolio, and solid digital foundations in place to enable us to deliver on the exciting opportunities ahead in digital audio over the coming years.

I will miss Dee’s wise counsel, optimism and entrepreneurship, but am pleased to confirm that Dee will stay with us to ensure a smooth and extensive handover to her successor once they are appointed. And there will be plenty of opportunity to wish Dee well for the future later in the year.”

Bauer Media Audio will now commence recruitment for a successor.


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About Bauer Media Audio

Bauer Media Audio  is Europe’s leading digital commercial radio broadcaster and audio operator. Experts in the power of sound, the company reaches over 61 million listeners weekly through its broadcast radio, online services, and podcasts. Spanning 9 countries – the UK, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Ireland, Finland, Poland, Slovakia and Portugal, Bauer Media Audio owns leading brands including Today FM, KISS, Mix Megapol, Absolute Radio, Radio Norge, Radio Expres, Radio Nova, Radio 100, RMF and Radio Comercial.

Press contacts:

Cat Martin
Communications Director, Bauer Media Audio
T: +44 207 432 3317
M: +44 7932 746363

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