Seven West Media promotes Yahoo!7 boss Rohan Lund to COO

Seven West Media has appointed the CEO of Yahoo!7 to group chief operating officer.

Rohan Lund was appointed to the new position by Seven West Media CEO Don Voelte after five years in Yahoo!7’s CEO position.

Lund will leave his role at Yahoo!7 to lead the group executive team for the company’s development in digital media.

Voelte said: “We are delighted that Rohan has accepted the challenge of this new role at Seven West Media.

“Rohan brings unique management experience across media and communications and a reputation for driving change. He has led the successful development of Yahoo!7 and he will now lead Seven West Media’s evolution as we drive operational efficiencies across the group and pursue new content and revenue channels for all our businesses.”

Lund said: “Scale in content and reach is becoming increasingly critical and Seven is the best placed media company in Australia to take advantage of the changing media environment. I feel privileged and energised by the incredible opportunities ahead as the group businesses work even closer together and the media model continues to evolve.”

Lund’s appointment begins from 1 September.

The Yahoo!7 CEO position is yet to be announced.


  1. Yahoo
    20 Aug 12
    11:47 am

  2. A very good executive, he’s in the hot seat. This is one guy in the industry who deserves a break.

  3. Travis Johnson
    20 Aug 12
    12:29 pm

  4. Congrats mate – well deserved

  5. Damian Smith
    20 Aug 12
    2:23 pm

  6. Rohan has done a great job at Y7 – one of the most impressive management teams going around, and a really strong transactions-based strategy in last few years. Congrats on a well-deserved role

  7. Henry Tajer
    20 Aug 12
    6:08 pm

  8. Congrats Rohan

  9. Shamma
    20 Aug 12
    7:44 pm

  10. Always hear positive things about Rohan Lund, seems to be one of the truly respected guys in digital.