Board & Management

Brendon Cook
Brendon Cook

Chief Executive Officer

Brendon Cook founded oOh!media in 1989.

With over 38 years' experience in outdoor advertising, Brendon has been at the forefront of the Out Of Home advertising business in Australia and New Zealand, creating a multiaward winning company and being actively involved in pioneering the industry's move into digital. Under Brendon's leadership, the business has delivered strong growth through strategic acquisitions, organic growth, and the development and introduction of several new environments to capitalise on the growth in digital and people's increasing habits away from home.

Brendon is a founding and current board member of the Outdoor Media Association and was instrumental in the development of the MOVE (Measurement of Outdoor Visibility and Exposure) project, a system that allowed for improved accuracy in reporting measurable outcomes to clients using Out Of Home media. Brendon is the International Vice President of the Federation European Publicite Exterieur (FEPE) a Global Out Of Home industry body, the first Australian to sit on the Board in the organization's 50 year history.

Tony Faure
Tony Faure

Non-Executive Chair

Tony Faure has been a Director of oOh!media since February 2014 and was appointed Chair in September 2017.

Tony has deep experience in traditional and digital media and marketing, having run both small and large companies. Tony is passionate about ideas that use technology to push limits and create new experiences for consumers.

Tony has held the positions of Chief Executive Officer of ninemsn, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of HomeScreen Entertainment, Chairman of Stackla and positions at Yahoo! including Regional Vice President, South Asia and Managing Director of Yahoo! Australia and New Zealand. Tony was also a consultant to the Board of seek.com.

Michael Anderson
Michael Anderson

Independent Non-Executive Director

Michael Anderson has been a Director of oOh!media since July 2013.

Michael has more than 25 years' experience in the media industry including as Chief Executive Officer of Austereo Limited. Michael began at Austereo in sales in 1990 and moved through various senior executive roles before becoming CEO in 2003 to 2010.

As CEO, Michael demonstrated strong leadership and strategic skills successfully transitioning Austereo to a Digital Broadcaster, maintaining market leadership and establishing leadership across all metrics.

Michael has further enhanced his breadth of exposure to the media industry in the last five years through his current directorships and his appointment as CEO of MediaWorks in August 2016.

Debbie Goodin
Debbie Goodin

Independent Non-Executive Director

Debbie Goodin has been a Director of oOh!media since November 2014 and was appointed Lead Independent Director in September 2017.

Debbie has more than 20 years' senior management experience with professional services firms, government authorities and ASX listed companies across a broad range of industries and service areas. Debbie is an experienced Non-executive Director and Audit Committee Chair.

Debbie has executive experience in finance, operations, corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions. Her experience includes service as Chief Operating Officer for an Australian and New Zealand subsidiary of Downer EDI Limited, as Acting Chief Financial Officer and Head of Mergers and Acquisitions, and also Global Head of Operations at Coffey International Limited. Debbie is also a member of the Finance Investment and IT Committee for Melbourne's Royal Women's Hospital.

Debbie holds a Bachelor of Economics, Adelaide University, and is a Fellow Chartered Accountant.

Darren Smorgon
Darren Smorgon

Independent Non-Executive Director

Darren Smorgon has been a Director of oOh!media since March 2012.

Darren is the Managing Director of Sandbar Investments, a private investment company.

He was previously a Director of CHAMP Private Equity where he spent 16 years. While at CHAMP he project managed the oOh!media privatisation and re-listing on the ASX, using his strong finance, operations and strategic skills.

Darren holds a Bachelor of Economics (with Merit) and Master of Commerce (with Merit), University of New South Wales, and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia.

 
Joanne Crewes

Independent Non-Executive Director

Joanne Crewes was appointed as a Director of oOh!media in September 2017.

Joanne is the former President of Procter and Gamble’s Global Prestige business unit, having held various senior leadership roles globally with P&G over her 27-year-career with the company. Joanne brings deep experience and insights across consumer value propositions, data-driven insights, brand positioning and client-side marketing perspectives.

Joanne is a strategic advisor to the LVMH-backed private equity firm L Catterton, a Director on the University of Technology, Sydney Industry Advisory Board, a Director on the Global Advance Australia Board, and a mentor and coach to various senior executives and c-suite leaders.

Geoff Wild
Geoff Wild

Non-Executive Director

Geoffrey Charles Earl Wild has been a Director of oOh!media since July 2007.

Geoffrey co-founded Clemenger Advertising Agency in 1972 in Sydney and merged with US-based BBDO Group, where he oversaw a Pan-Asian expansion strategy through acquisition and start-up.

Previously, Geoffrey had a distinguished career in advertising and marketing for over 30 years, including positions as Vice President of Sydney Olympic Bid Company Limited and the Chairman of the NSW Tourism Commission.

Geoffrey was awarded the Order of Australia (AM) in the Queen's Birthday Honours List in 2000.

Geoffrey is also a Fellow of the Advertising Institute (by examination), a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow the Royal Society for Arts.