Tory Maguire

In 2024 Tory Maguire was appointed Managing Director – Publishing, assuming management responsibility for Nine’s publishing assets including metro mastheads and The Australian Financial Review.

Prior to this, Tory was the Executive Editor of The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, Brisbane Times and WAToday – a role she held from July 2021. A highly-experienced editor and journalist, she led the transformation of the newsrooms of the mastheads and saw significant growth in all areas of her remit. 

Maguire previously held senior editorial roles at News Corp and The Huffington Post as well as National Editor at Nine’s metro mastheads.

Catherine West

Catherine West was appointed to the Board in May 2016 as an independent, Non-Executive Director and is the Chair of the People & Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit & Risk Management Committee. She was appointed Deputy Chair in September 2023.

Ms West has more than 25 years of business and legal affairs experience in the media industry, both in Australia and the UK. Her most recent executive role was Director of Legal – Content Commercial and Joint Ventures for Sky Plc in the UK. In this role, she was responsible for all of Sky’s content relationships, distribution, commercial activities and joint ventures.

Ms West has been a non-executive director since 2016 and in addition to Nine, serves on the Boards of ASX listed Monash IVF Group and Peter Warren Automotive. She is also a director and Vice-President of the Sydney Breast Cancer Foundation, a director of NIDA and the NIDA Foundation Trust, and a Governor of Wenona School. She is a consultant to media companies internationally and to the healthcare sector.

Ms West is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of Sydney.

Mandy Pattinson

Mandy Pattinson joined the Board in August 2023 as an independent, Non-Executive Director.

Mandy is currently an executive consultant, drawing on her more than 25 years experience in the media and entertainment industries both locally and internationally. Prior to this, Mandy spent more than 10 years at the global media giant, Discovery Communications. In her role as Executive Vice President and General Manager – Australia, New Zealand & Pacific Islands, Mandy led a team focusing on building audience engagement and driving the rapid growth of Discovery’s brand portfolio across subscription TV channels and on-demand services locally in Australia and New Zealand. Mandy previously held senior positions in the Consumer & Multimedia division of Optus across legal, regulatory, television and new media content. Mandy was also a Board member of ASTRA, the Australian Subscription Television and Radio Association.

Mandy is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and has a Master of Laws Degree from the University of NSW (Honours). 

Matt Stanton

Matt Stanton was appointed Nine’s Chief Strategy Officer in August 2022 and Nine’s Chief Finance and Strategy Officer in August 2023. Stanton has strong experience as a commercial CEO, and has led general management, financial, transformation and growth areas across a range of sectors, including food and beverage, retail, and media. 

Prior to joining Nine, Matt was the Chief Executive Officer of Barambah Organics, and has also held the position of Chief Transformation Officer at Woolworths, and Chief Executive Officer of Bauer Media (now Are Media). 

Stanton played an integral role in negotiating Nine’s historic 10-year rights deals with the IOC for the Summer and Winter Olympic Games from 2024-2032 and the rights to the 2024 Paralympics. As of May 2023, he also stepped into the role of Managing Director, Olympics and Paralympics at Nine, in addition to his role as Chief Strategy Officer.

Educated in the UK, Stanton holds a BA in Finance and Accounting.

Alex Parsons

Alex Parsons was appointed Nine’s Chief Digital Officer in August 2021, leading the company’s digital vision, strategy and operations including the group product and technology divisions.

Alex has 20 years of executive leadership experience with both Australian and international digital and e-commerce businesses. He has worked across many parts of Nine, including the transition of the Microsoft/Nine joint venture of ninemsn to Nine Digital, the launch of, the launch of 9Now, the sale of the Fairfax events business and, most recently, led the rebrand and relaunch of the Drive automotive business.

Liana Dubois

Liana Dubois will be responsible for Nine’s total marketing and brand strategy to further accelerate audience and revenue growth across its diverse suite of assets (including television, radio, publishing, digital).

Liana brings more than 25 years’ experience across the Australian media landscape to the role of CMO. She joined Nine in 2013 as Director of Sales – Sydney, and has most recently held the role of Director of Powered, Nine’s full-service creative team which crafts content for advertisers across its print, digital, social and TV assets. Prior to joining Nine, Liana held strategy, sponsorship and sales roles at Network 10, and marketing and promotions at Southern Cross Austereo.

Michael Stephenson

Michael was appointed Chief Sales Officer at Nine in March 2016 and is responsible for total advertising revenue performance across all broadcast, digital, radio and publishing assets.

Prior to his current role, Michael was the Director of Sales for Nine & ninemsn and has held various roles at both the Seven and Ten Networks during his 25 years in advertising.

Michael holds a Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering & Business (Marketing), is Chairman of the Premium Content Alliance and a board member of ThinkTV and OzTAM.

Vanessa Morley

Vanessa Morley joined Nine as Director of People and Culture in May 2018.

Immediately before joining Nine, she was the Group Head of Talent for Coca-Cola Amatil, responsible for development of the talent, leadership and inclusion strategy across the Amatil business, for Australia, New Zealand and Indonesia.

Vanessa is a highly experienced HR leader, working across all aspects of HR strategy in senior roles with leading brands such as Qantas, Samsung and Insurance Australia Group. Her experience across multiple industries puts her in a unique position to develop innovative HR strategy for Nine.

Vanessa holds a Master of Labour Law and Relations from the University of Sydney, and a Bachelor of Business from the University of Newcastle.

Tom Malone

Tom Malone is Managing Director – Radio for Nine, overseeing radio stations 2GB, 3AW, 4BC and 6PR.

Prior to taking the role he spent four years as Nine’s Director of Sport, leading the growth of the Wide World of Sports and its relationships with major sporting codes, including Nine’s historic switch from cricket to tennis in 2018.

Tom joined Nine in 2006 and has held roles as Executive Producer of the Today Show (for six years) and Executive Producer of 60 Minutes (for three years). In 2011, he founded the annual Gold Telethon for the Sydney Children’s Hospital.

He started his media career in radio as a reporter and producer for 2UE between 1999 and 2006.

Tom also serves as a Director of the Bradman Foundation on behalf of Nine.

Rachel Launders

Rachel Launders joined Nine in 2015 as General Counsel and Company Secretary.

She has worked with the Nine group for over 10 years, having been a key external legal adviser as a partner at Gilbert + Tobin. Rachel has played a central role in many strategic and defining transactions for the Nine group, including its IPO and the acquisition of the Perth and Adelaide Nine stations, affiliate arrangements and major sports rights.

Rachel holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) Degree from the University of Sydney and a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment from the Financial Services Institute of Australasia. She is a fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.