Tony Kendall has been named the new Director of Sales for the Bauer Media group.

Bauer’s CEO, Matthew Stanton, welcomed Mr Kendall’s appointment to the role, describing him as one of the country’s top sales executives.

Mr Kendall has held senior sales executive roles around the world, having served in senior roles at News Limited in Melbourne, Sydney and New York.

Tony’s connections and understanding of the advertising and marketing industry in Australia are second to none. We are very pleased that Tony has accepted our offer to join Bauer Media at this important time for the business as we continue to develop and grow our magazine brands across multi-platforms,” Mr Stanton said.

“Tony has a wealth of experience and a great reputation within the industry as a person who provides innovative and quantitative solutions for clients, as well as having considerable knowledge of editorial people and processes, marketing and events, digital and social media strategies and innovation.”

Mr Kendall will work closely with Nine Entertainment Co. (NEC) Group Sales and Marketing Director Peter Wilshire to create, facilitate and oversee integrated advertising solutions with Powered unlocking NEC’s media platform.