"NBN Co appoints General Manager, External Communications"


NBN Co, the company established to build and operate the National Broadband Network, today announced the appointment of Andrew Sholl as General Manager, External Communications.

Head of Corporate Services, Kevin Brown, said Mr Sholl is a senior communications expert with extensive experience in communications and broadcasting media across the United Kingdom and Australia.

Mr Brown said: "Mr Sholl has held very senior positions with high profile organisations and is well equipped for the role of General Manager, External Communications."

"Mr Sholl was previously Head of Strategic Communications for major UK commercial broadcaster, Channel 5, Head of Press and Global Content for ITV in London, a Partner in Portland Public Relations and Corporate Communications Manager for British Sky Broadcasting."

"Having been a journalist for The Australian, Sunday Age, Sydney Morning Herald and ABC Radio, Mr Sholl brings a wealth of experience with him to NBN Co and we look forward to having him on board."

Mr Sholl will relocate from the United Kingdom to Sydney and assume his responsibilities early February.

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