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Bauer Media unites UK magazine operations

Bauer Media has announced it is to unite its UK magazine operations under the leadership of Paul Keenan, who will be responsible for all of Bauer’s UK and Nordic magazine, radio and digital operations, with immediate effect. 

David Goodchild, currently the CEO of H Bauer Publishing, has decided to pursue opportunities outside of the group, and left the company on 13 May.

Says Andreas Schoo, executive board member, Bauer Media Group: “To increase our growth, operational performance and competitiveness we have decided to consolidate our UK and Nordic operations, under the leadership of Paul. This will strengthen our business for the future and enable us to seize new opportunities in these key territories."

Paul Keenan said: “Bauer Media is exceptionally well positioned with a unique set of influential brands living across multiple channels and devices. This multi-media offer makes us a compelling marketing partner for our clients and an exciting and different content creator.  I am delighted to have the opportunity to take the business further forward, and to meet the many exciting opportunities that lie ahead”. 

Schoo adds: “I would also like to take this opportunity to thank David. He leaves our business in great shape and we wish him all the very best for the future”.

Goodchild Joined the Bauer Media Group in 1993 as part of H Bauer’s Publishing distribution team. In 2004 he was appointed CEO of H Bauer Publishing and has led the business to become one of the UK's most successful publishing businesses.

In 2015 in addition to his UK role, Goodchild also led Bauer Media’s APAC operations based in Sydney, running Bauer Media in Australia and New Zealand as well as operations in Hong Kong, Thailand and Singapore during a transformative phase for the business.

Bauer Media Group is a member of FIPP.

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