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Just days ahead of the company’s annual results, Australian free-to-air TV broadcaster Seven West Media’s chief executive officer Tim Worner has resigned from his position.

worner seven 16Aug2019Former Seven chief sales officer James Warburton, who left the company eight years ago, will replace Worner (pictured). 

Seven did not give a precise reason for Worner’s resignation but in a statement chairman Kerry Stokes noted that "all parties agree now is the time for change." He added: "This is an exciting time for Seven as we welcome James back to the company. James has extensive experience in the industry with knowledge across media, advertising, sports administration, marketing and particularly sales. His passion and energy will reinvigorate the team. We look forward to the contribution he will make.”

Remarking upon his appointment Warburton said: “I am delighted to be returning to Seven and I am excited about the opportunities that lie ahead to continue to build the business. The foundation of the business is a powerful combination of assets underpinned by outstanding content from Seven Studios, News and our partners in AFL, cricket, horse racing and the Olympic Games.”