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Brian Murnin Appointment

17th January 2019

Brave Bison appoints ex-Vice and Warner Music’s Brian Murnin as Commercial Director

Brave Bison announces the appointment of Brian Murnin as Commercial Director with immediate effect.

Brian has over 15 years successful leadership experience across major media and entertainment businesses, and joins after a significant period of growth for the social video publisher.

Most recently he led commercial strategy for Warner Music Group's global creative studio The Firepit as SVP Business Development. Previously he ran UK Sales and Business Development for Vice Media, overseeing a 5 year period of rapid growth as Vice expanded its media and branded content operations globally, winning numerous awards including Media Company of the Year at the 2014 British Media Awards.

He was also a founding member of the influential music media independent Clash, twice winning the PPA's Magazine of the Year award.

Brian joins Brave Bison tasked with capitalising on its position as one of the world’s biggest global media publishers, through new commercial strategies built around their services, channels and products in the social media and content space.

Claire Hungate, Chief Executive Officer of Brave Bison, commented: “I am delighted that Brian is joining us, bringing with him a wealth of commercial experience which will have impact across the business. He is a hugely significant addition to the team, as we move into an important year of continued growth for Brave Bison in 2019.”

Brian Murnin commented: “I'm excited to be joining Claire's leadership team at Brave Bison at this pivotal stage in its growth as one of the world's largest and most influential social video creators and publishers. I look forward to throwing my energy and experience into building upon their existing platform successes, whilst diversifying the business with new opportunities, launches and partnerships."