Suzie Blinman joined MCN’s executive team in September 2011 as a newly appointed Chief Commercial & Corporate Development Officer.
She came to the business with extensive experience across media, telco, online and private equity, as well as over 13 years in strategic management consulting. Her prior roles included Director at Crescendo Partners, a specialist consulting firm for media and telecommunications. Suzie was also a Principal in the Strategy Practice at A.T. Kearney. She began her career as a lawyer at Minter Ellison.
Suzie’s department is focused on driving external growth across MCN’s business. This covers inorganic and organic growth initiatives spanning new business deals, acquisitions, partnerships, seeding of new capabilities and development of new advertising and content models. Suzie’s mandate is to oversee the deal development pipeline, from pitching and securing the deal, financial and strategic assessment, and negotiation of commercial outcomes.
Suzie’s team oversee the transition and integration of the new business into core MCN sales and operations, and then play a role in ongoing corporate/board governance, where necessary. Suzie’s focus is to support the MCN business through application of robust strategic and commercial frameworks to underpin executive decision.