Bauer Media is to unite its UK magazine operations under the leadership of Paul Keenan (pictured), who will be responsible for all of Bauer’s UK and Nordic magazine, radio and digital operations, replacing David Goodchild CEO of H Bauer Publishing. Andreas Schoo, Executive Board Member, Bauer Media Group, “To increase our growth, operational performance and competitiveness we have decided to consolidate our UK and Nordic operations, under the leadership of Paul.
This will strengthen our business for the future and enable us to seize new opportunities in these key territories.”
Paul Keenan said: “Bauer Media is exceptionally well positioned with a unique set of influential brands living across multiple channels and devices. This multi-media offer makes us a compelling marketing partner for our clients and an exciting and different content creator. I am delighted to have the opportunity to take the business further forward, and to meet the many exciting opportunities that lie ahead”.
Andreas adds: “I would also like to take this opportunity to thank David. He leaves our business in great shape and we wish him all the very best for the future”.
Goodchild joined the Bauer Media Group in 1993 as part of H Bauer’s Publishing distribution team, going on to become CEO of H Bauer Publishing, one of the UK’s most successful publishing businesses.
In 2015 in addition to his UK role, Goodchild also led Bauer Media’s APAC operations based in Sydney, running Bauer Media in Australia, New Zealand as well as operations in Hong Kong, Thailand and Singapore during a transformative phase for the business.
Bauer Media has over 94 magazine media brands reaching 8.9 million people in the UK.