David GyngellChief Executive Officer
One of Australia's most influential and experienced television executives, David Gyngell was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Nine Network Australia in September 2007.
The appointment marked his return to the Nine Network from the United States, where he had been CEO of television production and distribution company Granada. Before moving to the US, he was the Nine Network’s CEO from May 2004 to May 2005 and prior to that he was Nine’s Deputy Chief Executive Officer – a role he held from August 2002.
At the Nine Network, David presided over the creation of one of Australia’s highest rating programs ever, The Block, and also negotiated major sporting rights for the network.
He has also worked as Executive Director, Group Marketing and Communications for Publishing & Broadcasting Limited.
Before moving into television, David was Director of Corporate Management at International Management Group (IMG) and Transworld Media International.
David has also held several directorships in a range of high profile companies.