IAB expands Board

Posted by IAB Australia On April 22, 2020 Media Releases

23rd April, 2020 – Sydney: IAB Australia is expanding its Board to provide greater industry representation, announcing today that the chair of its Executive Tech Council (ETC) will now be represented on the Board.  Rohan Creasey, Country Manager ANZ for Rubicon Project who has been the Chair of ETC since June 2019, will be the first representative, taking up the position from April 2020.   

The ETC includes representatives from 22 different media and technology companies including Adobe, Amobee, Cartology, EMX Digital, Google, Impact, Integral Ad Science, Index Exchange, LinkedIn, News Corp, Pubmatic, Quantcast, Rubicon Project, SalesForce, Spotify, SpotX, SWM, The Trade Desk, Twitter, Verizon, WooliesX and Xandr.

Matt Rowley, Chair of IAB Australia and CEO of Pedestrian Group commented: “As the market continues to evolve and broaden, it’s imperative for the IAB Australia Board to do so as well. I’m very proud of the diversity across our Board and the appointment of an Exec Tech Council representative will ensure we continue to have a breadth of voices and perspectives to reflect the wide range of IAB Australia members”

Rohan Creasey, Country Manager, ANZ of Rubicon Project said: “I’m honoured to have the opportunity to represent the ETC on the IAB Board and to facilitate a more efficient flow of information between the Councils and the Board.  There is significant value in providing feedback directly from the front lines to the Board and in turn, the ETC will gain leadership and guidance from the Board. Together, this mutually beneficial exchange will result in significant improvements for our industry.”

The IAB Board is made up of representatives from News, Pedestrian Group, REA Group, Simpsons Lawyers, The Guardian, Facebook, Seven, Google and Verizon Media.  The addition of an ETC representative will bring additional technical insights to Board discussions around standards, guidelines and general industry issues.



About the Interactive Advertising Bureau

As an independent industry association with more than 150 members in Australia and nearly 9,000 globally spanning media owners, publishers, technology companies, agencies and advertisers, IAB works to align industry stakeholders to develop solutions for the issues faced by the market and develop standards that are integral to the operation of digital advertising.

IAB Australia also works closely with other industry associations including MFA and AANA to help shape the rules of play around measurement, Australian Digital Ad Practices, mentorship, global tech and policy work, Tech Lab standards, standardising terminology and supporting the broad media and marketing community.


For further information about IAB Australia please contact:

Gai Le Roy

CEO – IAB Australia

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E: gai@iabaustralia.com.au


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IAB Australia

IAB Australia is the peak trade association for online advertising in Australia. As one of over 43 IAB offices globally and with a rapidly growing membership, the role of the IAB is to support sustainable and diverse investment in digital advertising across all platforms in Australia.