Yahoo7, the Australian wing of American company Yahoo, will be losing its national agency sales director. Paul Bates, the previously mentioned individual, will be leaving to join REA Group to take over the same role in their company.
Bates joins the company after almost three years with Yahoo7. Prior to Yahoo7, Bates spent time with Fairfax Media as national trading director and other roles including agency group director and group sales manager.
He has also held roles with Fox Interactive Media and Pacific Magazines.
Elizabeth Minogue, REA Group’s executive general manager of media and content, said Bates would be a good addition to the team, due to his passion for property and understanding of the media landscape.
“Our culture is focused on having real conversations and delivering client solutions that thrive on creativity. Paul shares this vision within an evolving media landscape,” Minogue said.
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