Bauer Media Audio hires people and culture director

Bauer Media Audio Christiane FreundBauer Media Audio has appointed Christiane Freund (pictured) as its people and culture director, effective from 1 September.

Freund will be responsible for the people and culture strategy for the organisation across Europe. She will lead the Audio HR team in each of the business’ nine territories, and support its ambition to become a global audio pioneer.

Joining from LVMH Group, where she operated across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Freund also worked at RTL Group in Luxembourg as vice president of human resources.

Richard Dawkins, president of audio at Bauer Media Audio, said: “Christiane brings a wealth of experience and excellence to the audio business, combined with the passion that will support the transformation of our business to be a global audio pioneer.”

This follows the appointment of Adrian Goss as general counsel of Bauer Media Audio and Publishing UK, Tina Sany-Davies into a new group corporate governance function as chief compliance officer and group deputy general counsel, and Sarah Barnes as vice president of people and culture development.