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Dobson leaves Austereo for esp

Monday 11 November, 2002

Triple M Network Program Director Guy
Dobson has resigned to take up the position of Managing Director of consulting company esp . He will begin on 1st February 2003. He will be replaced by Simon Mumford.

Greg Smith, co founder of esp, who'll move into the role of Executive Director,
Told radioinfo:

"We’re thrilled that Guy Dobson is joining us at a time of great development
and exciting opportunities for the company. Guy is a brilliant programmer.
He will bring a fresh and out of the box perspective to esp and will enhance our
reputation as a full service media company. Our clients will benefit as they'll
have access to one of the most creative minds in the business."

Dobson has 20 years in radio working at various regional stations, Fox FM Vancouver,
The Metro Radio Group UK, Sea Fm Gold Coast, 4MMM, Fox FM Melbourne
and the last 7 years as Program Director of 2MMM Sydney and then Triple M
Network Program Director with Austereo.

Guy Dobson said: "My time
with Austereo has been an incredible journey with many people to thank for
making a significant impact on my radio career. My goal has always been to
stay fresh and embrace new challenges. This appointment will not only allow
me to continue working alongside some of the best minds in the business but
will also allow me to explore new territory and ideas. I'm looking forward to this
next chapter in my career and making esp an even more formidable force in
worldwide radio consultancy."

Austereo's Group Programming Director Jeff Allis has announced that Simon
Mumford will replace Dobson as Triple M Sydney's new Program Director. Mumford was previously
Program Director with Austereo at Triple M Perth, SA FM in Adelaide,
Canberra's FM104.7 and for the last five years has been Assistant Program
Director and Music Director of Triple M Sydney.

Group Program Director Jeff Allis, said: "Guy is one of Australia's finest
programmers and this gives Austereo the opportunity to utilise Guy's
talents on both networks."

Group Managing Director Brad March told radioinfo: "These moves further strengthen
Austereo's programming line-up and ensure continued success."

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