Christiane Freund and Adrian Goss join Bauer Media Audio

Bauer Media Audio has appointed a People and Culture Director, and General Counsel for Bauer Media Audio & Publishing UK.

Christiane Freund will be responsible for the People and Culture Strategy for Bauer Media Audio across Europe.

She will lead the Audio HR team in each of Bauer Media Audio’s nine territories and partner with the business to support its ambition to become a global audio pioneer.

Christiane joins Bauer Media Audio from LVMH Group where she oversaw the transformation of the business across the EMEA regions. Previously she worked at RTL Group in Luxembourg as Vice President of Human Resources.

Adrian Goss, General Counsel, Bauer Media Audio & Publishing UK will be responsible for the strategic direction and the centre of excellence for legal in Bauer Media Audio’s operations across its markets, as well as providing counsel on the issues that impact the business.

He will lead the Audio legal team across Europe, as well as providing services to both Bauer Media Audio and Bauer Media Publishing in the UK. Adrian joins the business from Are Media in Sydney which Bauer sold its publishing interests to, with Adrian working for the business under Bauer ownership.

He was previously legal counsel for listed Australian film and television production and distribution company, Beyond International and, prior to that, worked in law firms in Australia and the United States.

Speaking about the appointments, Richard Dawkins, President of Audio commented “Christiane and Adrian bring a wealth of experience and excellence to the audio business, combined with the passion that will support the transformation of our business to be a global audio pioneer”.

This follows the appointment of Tina Sany-Davies into a new group corporate governance function as Chief Compliance Officer and Deputy General Counsel and Sarah Barnes as VP, People and Culture Development Bauer Media Group.

Christiane joins the business on 1st September and Adrian joins the business on the 1st of August.