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New CEO named at Bauer Media Audio UK

Simon Myciunka

Simon Myciunka has been appointed Bauer Media Audio UK CEO and will lead Bauer Media Audio UK’s teams across all four home nations.

Myciunka joined Bauer Media two years ago when it acquired Communicorp Ireland. Under Simon’s leadership as CEO of Bauer Media Audio Ireland, the business has gone from strength to strength, growing its reach and revenues across its broadcast and digital audio activities.

He joins the UK business at a time of continued success, having recently posted record reach of over 20 million listeners a week.

Richard Dawkins, president of audio, Bauer Media Group, said: “Simon brings the ideal mix of skills to take the business forward to meet its next set of ambitions as we not only strengthen our position in live broadcast radio but also exploit all the opportunities that digital presents to deepen our relationships with audiences and commercial partners alike, ensuring we have a vibrant and inclusive culture that enables everyone to do their best work.”

Myciunka will formally start his role on 1st July. UK MD Dee Ford leaves the business this summer in order to spend more time with her husband and family, as previously reported.

In Ireland, Chris Doyle will take responsibility for the day-to-day running of Bauer Media Audio Ireland until a permanent successor has been appointed.

Bauer Media Audio  is among Europe’s leading digital commercial radio broadcaster and audio operator. The company reaches over 61 million listeners weekly through its broadcast radio, online services, and podcasts spanning nine countries – the UK, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Ireland, Finland, Poland, Slovakia and Portugal. Leading Bauer Media Audio brands include Today FM, KISS, Mix Megapol, Absolute Radio, Radio Norge, Radio Expres, Radio Nova, Radio 100, RMF and Radio Comercial.  

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