Savio returns to Oz in expanded role

Rachel Savio has been appointed general manager sales of The Australian, with an expanded brief. A former advertising director of The Australian, Ms Savio returns to the publication with commercial responsibility for Business Spectator, Eureka Report and local sales for the Wall Street Journal.

Currently general manager sales – careers for News Corp Australia, Ms Savio takes up the new role from Tuesday, October 8.

She succeeds Jane Serember who has been appointed general manager sales – SportsCentral.

The Australian’s chief executive Nicholas Gray said welcomed Ms Savio back to the title. “Rachel is innovative, customer focused and has proven experience in delivering results,” he said.  “I’m confident that her strong management and commercial skills will continue to drive the strength of News’ business and wealth portfolio through The Australian, Business Spectator and Eureka Report.”

Ms Savio said: “I am delighted to not only be returning to The Australian, but also expanding the role to include Business Spectator, Eureka Report and WSJ.com. Combined, it is Australia’s largest premium national and business multi-platform portfolio reaching 3.35 million Australians.”

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