Content company The Moment – which rebranded from One Two Four last month – has appointed a new chief financial officer.

Emmet Byrne, most recently COO and chief finance director at BDA Creative, brings over 30 years of experience across the creative and TV sectors, including five as FD of Granada Media’s international division.

Emmet Byrne

Emmet Byrne

He will join the board, taking on responsibility for driving the financial and commercial performance of London-based The Moment, which is backed by private equity firm, LDC.

Staff numbers currently total 130 – including 15 at a Manchester office – with turnover around the £20m mark.

Mark Hawkins, chief executive, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Emmet to The Moment in order to strengthen our executive team as we push forward with an ambitious growth strategy. His knowledge and experience will be invaluable to us.”

Byrne added: “I am very pleased to join The Moment at such an exciting time in their journey, as they embark on the next phase of their strategy. I am looking forward to working with Mark and the rest of the Management Team to deliver on those plans.”