Unruly announces Christina Van Tassell to its board as Director

Unruly, the video marketplace owned by News Corp, has today announced the appointment of Christina Van Tassell to its board as a Director.

Van Tassell is the Chief Financial Officer of Dow Jones. She joined the company in November 2017 and is responsible for the preparation and reporting of the company’s financial performance, providing strategic guidance and analytical insight to support business performance, forecasting, treasury, taxation and governance.

Commenting on this appointment, Norm Johnston, Global CEO, Unruly, said: “I’m thrilled that Christina is joining the Unruly board. We worked together closely during my time at GroupM. Her experience at Dow Jones and Xaxis brings some formidable premium programmatic industry experience to the table, and I look forward to seeing how her expertise can help guide Unruly through its next exciting chapter as a flagship digital brand within the News Corp family.”

Christina Van Tassell said: “I am looking forward to working closely with the board to realize Unruly’s tremendous growth potential. Unruly has a talented team running a fascinating business in a dynamic market and are on track for great success.”

Van Tassell’s appointment sees her join the existing board line up including: Sarah Wood, Co-Founder and Chairwoman of Unruly, Rebekah Brooks, CEO News UK, Michael Miller, Chairman, News Corp Australia, Marc Frons, CTO, News Corp and Jesse Angelo, Publisher and CEO, NY Post.

Prior to joining Dow Jones, Van Tassell was the Chief Financial Officer of Xaxis, a WPP Company.  She was also Partner and Chief Financial Officer at Centurion Holdings. She began her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers where she held senior roles in New York, London and Sweden.

Meet the rest of the Unruly board here