Head of Newstalk-owner Irish operation promoted to lead UK division

Simon Myciunka has been appointed a chief executive of Bauer Media Audio UK

Simon Myciunka, who has led Bauer’s operations in Ireland since its entry to the market in 2021, will move to lead its UK business in July. Picture: Bauer Media Group.

Simon Myciunka, the chief executive of Bauer Media Audio Ireland, has been promoted to lead the company’s UK operation.

Bauer, which owns radio stations including Newstalk and Today FM in Ireland, has appointed Chris Doyle in an interim role to lead its operations here.

Bauer entered the Irish market in 2021 when it bought Denis O’Brien’s Communicorp business for around €100 million. Myciunka had served as its chief executive in Ireland since the takeover.

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