Davenport And Wood Appointed As GMs

Southern Cross Austereo has announced a new management structure for Queensland which sees the appointment of Tim Davenport as General Manager for Southern Queensland and Ken Wood as General Manager for Northern Queensland.In the Southern Queensland region, Tim will be responsible for SCA’s Gold Coast, Toowoomba, Sunshine Coast, Bundaberg, Hervey Bay and Maryborough operations.  In Northern Queensland, Ken will be responsible for Cairns, Mackay, Townsville, Rockhampton, Sunshine Coast, Gladstone, Toowoomba, Emerald, Mt Isa and the Northern Territory. 


Making the announcement, Rick Lenarcic said, “With 27 radio stations and TV stations broadcasting the channel Nine signal across the breadth of regional Queensland, SCA continues to focus its revenue opportunities by ensuring our clients can reach their target audiences via our media assets.”


“SCA needs on the ground, dedicated management of our diverse and geographically spread Queensland markets and I welcome Tim and Ken in these new roles.”

Tim and Ken will report to Rick Lenarcic, Head of Regional Media for SCA and will start in their roles immediately.

Tim said “Southern QLD remains one of the fastest growing regions in Australia.  I’m excited to be working with great people, focussed on delivering great entertainment and results for our clients, agencies and partners across our suite of market-leading brands to bind those communities together.”


Ken said “I’m looking forward to the challenge and opportunity of working in a larger region. I started my leadership career with SCA in Rockhampton and am excited to be back working with our team, our clients and the community in Central Queensland.”