MEDIA RELEASE - ABC Managing Director appointment
Government congratulates Michelle Guthrie on her appointment as Managing
Director by the ABC Board.
Guthrie will succeed Mark Scott in May 2016 and officially join the ABC in
Guthrie has an impressive international broadcasting and business background
having worked in senior executive roles with News International, Foxtel, Star
TV, Providence Equity Partners and Google.
Guthrie will be the first female Managing Director in the ABC’s history and her
appointment to the ABC Board will mean there will be a majority of female
members for the first time.
Government looks forward to working with Ms Guthrie and the ABC Board to ensure
our national broadcaster delivers quality services and programming for all
Government also thanks and acknowledges Mark Scott for his contribution as
Managing Director at the ABC since 2006. Mr Scott had previously announced that
he will conclude his tenure next year.