Simon Myciunka to replace Dee Ford as Bauer Media Audio UK CEO

Bauer Media Audio UK has appointed Simon Myciunka as its new CEO, replacing Dee Ford from July 1st.

Simon is currently CEO of Bauer Media Audio Ireland having joined Bauer when Communicorp Ireland was acquired two years ago.

Before joining Communicorp, Simon worked at Celador as a Regional Managing Director across the South, after leaving Global where he was Commercial Director for Heart and Capital for four years.

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.”

Simon will formally start his role on 1st July.

Dee Ford leaves the UK business this summer in order to step into a new chapter of her life, spending more time with her husband and family.

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.