Foxtel and Fox Sports Australia have appointed James Marsh (pictured) as new chief financial officer.
Marsh joins Foxtel and Fox Sports from Vodafone Hutchison Australia, where he has been chief financial officer since 2013.
Foxtel CEO Patrick Delany said Marsh is a highly credentialled, experienced and energetic leader who will help steer the growth and expansion of the Foxtel and Fox Sports business.
Delany said: “James’s knowledge of the telecommunications landscape combined with his astute financial leadership and vision will ensure we transform our company for future success. It was imperative that our new CFO came with experience and expertise in large-scale customer-focused organisation and in James we have found an exceptional candidate.”
Marsh said: “I’m delighted to be joining the Foxtel and Fox Sports team and look forward to further developing the ways finance can partner with and influence the wider business to drive customer satisfaction, revenues and total company performance.”
Marsh joined Vodafone in early 2000 and has had two stints in different roles in the central group functions in the UK and three roles in operating companies in Spain, New Zealand and Australia. He was CFO of Vodafone New Zealand for six years from 2006 before moving to Vodafone in Australia in 2013.
He will commence his new role in August.