Australia's ABC Names Scott As Managing Director
May 22, 2006 at 5:47 AM (PT)
MARK SCOTT, Editorial Dir. at the FAIRFAX newspapers, has been named the new Managing Director of the AUSTRALIAN BROADCASTING CORP., replacing RUSSELL BALDING, who left in JANUARY to join SYDNEY AIRPORT CORP.
SCOTT, who will start at the ABC on JULY 5 with a five year deal, does not bring broadcasting experience to the job but has the backing of Prime Minister JOHN HOWARD.