UnLtd appoints Stephen Hunt as CEO

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PRYMONT, Yesterday: Stephen Hunt steps into the role of UnLtd CEO, our industry’s social purpose organisation. An entrepreneur and industry leader, known for AI innovations, Hunt brings global experience in media, tech, and music.

Hunt was most recently CEO and Co-Founder of Music Health Inc and has held senior leadership roles at Universal Music Group, TubeMogul, AdConion and News Corp. He is a passionate change-maker who has raised significant funds for charitable organisations and co-founded several impactful startups including a non-profit organisation focused on healthcare and education.

Rebecca Darley, CMO at Domain and Co-Chair of UnLtd, stating: “We are so excited to have someone of Stephen’s calibre joining UnLtd at such a critical time of growth. Stephen brings valuable experience, a global perspective and an entrepreneurial approach to help grow the positive impact our industry generates for young people at risk.

“He’s a visionary leader with a strong understanding of our industry, combined with a passion and skills for creating positive social change and growth.”

“We are so excited to have someone of Stephen’s calibre joining UnLtd at such a critical time of growth.” – Rebecca Darley

Hunt’s appointment follows the departure of previous CEO Chris Freel earlier this year, marking the culmination of a thorough four-month recruitment process with over 50 applicants.

Adam Furness, Managing Director APAC at impact.com and Co-Chair of UnLtd, commented: “The high level and quality of applications to the role is testament to the incredible work the UnLtd team has been doing over the years and the desire for our industry to create positive societal change.

“Stephen brings fantastic experience and drive to lead UnLtd to our ‘Chapter 2’ that will see UnLtd take a more cause-centric approach to tackle key issues affecting young people at risk.”

Hunt is set to commence his role on 6 May, collaborating closely with UnLtd’s Executive Leadership Team and corporate and charity partners to drive positive change in the industry.

“I’ve watched the UnLtd story unfold over the years and greatly admire the force for good it has become. I’m so excited to be joining this incredible team and working with the wider industry to help take it to the next level.

“There is so much talent and passion for creating real change in our industry and I can’t wait to play a role in harnessing that power to do great things together,” says Stephen Hunt.

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