Accountant takes non-exec role at Mecom

MEDIA BUSINESS MECOM has recruited Zillah Byng-Maddick as chairman of its audit committee.

Byng-Maddick (pictured) is a qualified accountant and is currently chief financial officer of Trader Media. Prior to Trader, she was group commercial director and CFO for Fitness First. Byng-Maddick has held several financial positions at retailers Thresher, HMV and financial company GE Capital.

She succeeds Stephen Davidson, who becomes non-executive chairman at Mecom.

Davidson believes Byng-Maddick will bring the right balance of executive and non-executive experience to the board.

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