Fairfax Media CEO and managing director Greg Hywood has enjoyed a long career in the media.
He began his career as a cadet with The Australian Financial Review, eventually winning a Walkley Award for an investigation on General Motors.
He moved on to hold a number of senior management positions at Fairfax including publisher and editor-in-chief of The Australian Financial Review, The Sydney Morning Herald, Sun Herald and The Age. He has also been group publisher of Fairfax magazines.
Mr Hywood has enjoyed a career outside of the media, working as an executive director policy and cabinet in the Victorian Premier’s Department between 2004 and 2006, and from 2006 to 2010 was the chief executive of Tourism Victoria.
He is also a director of The Victorian Major Events Company.