Radiodays Europe is pleased to welcome Bauer Media Group’s President of Audio, Richard Dawkins

Bauer Media Audio is Europe’s leading digital commercial radio and  audio operator, reaching over 61 million listeners every week.   Through its portfolio of world-class audio brands including Today FM, KISS, Mix Megapol, Absolute Radio, Radio Norge, Radio Expres, Radio Nova, Radio 100, RMF and Radio Comercial, Bauer Media Audio spans the UK, Ireland, Poland, Slovakia, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway and Portugal.   

As an audio innovator, Bauer Media Audio has driven the development of the European audio market. It’s launched Audiostream – a digital audio advertising market in the Nordics, providing advertisers with a brand safe environment to purchase digital audio at scale. It’s developed premium subscription audio services and expanded its distribution on voice activated devices to enhance the experience for listeners.

In recent years, Bauer Media Audio has also grown through content and station launches, as well as expanding its European footprint with the acquisition of market leading commercial radio operators in the Republic of Ireland and last year in Portugal.

Richard first joined Bauer Media Group in 2019 as Chief Operating Officer of Audio.  This role saw him focus on new growth opportunities for the business as well as maximising the performance of its operations.   Prior to this, he spent 15 years at the BBC in a variety of senior roles including Chief Financial & Operating Officer of BBC News and latterly as Chief Operating Officer of BBC Content. 

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