Forbes Australia appoints Stephanie Antonis as Commercial Engagement Director

Sydney, AUSTRALIA (January 30, 2024) – Forbes Australia today announced the appointment of Stephanie Antonis as Commercial Engagement
Director, effective immediately.

In her new role, Stephanie will report to Forbes Australia Chief Operating
Officer, Anna Hannaford, and will lead strategic initiatives, drive engagement
and cultivate growth across the Forbes Australia media portfolio.

Stephanie brings a wealth of publishing experience to her position, with a
proven track record in executive level sales, marketing and strategic partnerships. Before joining Forbes Australia, Stephanie was the Executive Director – Media Sales at Rainmaker Media, responsible for multiple mastheads including Financial Standard, Money Magazine and FS Sustainability. She has previously held senior commercial positions managing broader business, consumer and personal finance media titles across all media.

Anna Hannaford said: “We are thrilled to have Stephanie join us as the
Commercial Engagement Director for Forbes Australia. “Her extensive background engaging with large enterprise and global accounts in the direct and agency space positions her well to steer Forbes Australia’s efforts in expanding and strengthening commercial engagement across the region.

“Stephanie’s demonstrated expertise in cultivating long-term partnerships aligns perfectly with our vision for growth and innovation. We have full confidence that her leadership will be instrumental in advancing Forbes Australia’s commercial initiatives and elevating our brand presence,” she said.

In her new role, Stephanie will be responsible for formulating and executing comprehensive commercial engagement strategies, building key partnerships, and driving initiatives to enhance Forbes Australia’s position in the market. Her appointment comes at a pivotal moment as Forbes Australia continues to evolve and expand its presence across a dynamic media landscape.

Stephanie said: “I am honoured to be a part of Forbes Australia and contribute to the organisation’s mission of providing valuable insights and opportunities to businesses in the region. “Forbes is a global leader in delivering high-quality content and fostering connections. I am eager to leverage my experience to strengthen and expand our commercial engagement in the region.”