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Georgia Byrne

Chief Financial Officer
Nova Entertainment

Georgia Byrne is NOVA Entertainment’s Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for leading the finance function.

With over 15 years of local and international financial experience across media, financial services and telco, most recently Georgia was Finance Director at Domain Group, leading the operational separation of the company associated with its listing in November 2017. Previously she has held several senior finance positions at Fairfax Media spanning mergers and acquisitions, print media and digital businesses.

Georgia joined NOVA Entertainment in May 2019, responsible for the finance function and as part of the Executive Team is committed to delivering the company’s business strategy.

She is an advocate of finance transformation and believes strongly in the value that finance can bring to an organisation.

NOVA Entertainment is Australia’s fastest growing entertainment company with broad interests across the media industry. NOVA Entertainment owns and operates the Nova Network, the most listened to metro network in Australia, which includes Nova 96.9 Sydney, Nova 100 Melbourne, Nova 106.9 Brisbane, Nova 937 Perth and Nova 919 Adelaide. In addition, NOVA Entertainment also owns and operates smoothfm in Sydney and Melbourne, the talk station FIVEaa in Adelaide, Star 104.5 on the NSW Central Coast and three digital radio stations - smoothfm, Coles Radio and Koffee. The company’s radio stations are complemented by a range of digital assets across social, mobile and digital which leverage the company’s content to provide new growth opportunities, and to create and share great experiences for audiences and brands. These assets include Nova’s Red Room, the experiential music event brand, smooth channel on FOXTEL, the biggest podcast offering in the Australian market through a partnership with Acast, the millennial platform GOAT, bespoke experiential, events and activation partnership exp., and a strategic partnership with the world’s leading e-sports company ESL.