Getty Images’ Board of Directors has appointed Dawn Airey to the role of Chief Executive Officer, with effect from October 12, 2015.
Co-founder and CEO, Jonathan Klein is stepping up to the role of Chairman. Airey was previously Senior Vice President of Yahoo!’s EMEA businesses, where she led the company’s operations in the region.
“After 20 years at the helm, I am delighted Dawn is joining the team to drive Getty Images in its next phase of growth, innovation and industry leadership,” comments Klein. “Our new CEO is an experienced leader with a strong track record of programming and monetizing content. Dawn’s deep understanding of the consumer market and the intersection of technology and content means she is well situated to run Getty Images as it explores new opportunities within the consumer space and beyond. We could not be more excited about the future.”