22 redundancies at oOh!media due to COVID-19

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22 redundancies at oOh!media due to COVID-19

In response to challenging economic conditions created by COVID-19, oOh!media has been forced to make organisational changes that have seen 22 redundancies across the business.


Says Brendon Cook (pictured above), CEO, oOh!media: “Since March we have taken measures to preserve as many jobs as possible, but the ongoing nature of the pandemic and the uncertain timeframes around any widespread and sustained economic recovery meant we had to make this difficult decision.

“Our thoughts go to those who will lose their jobs, and we thank them for their service to the company over the years. This outcome does not reflect on their performance as individuals, which has made this even more difficult.

“We are exploring any possibilities for redeployment, and will be encouraging the employees to use our Employee Assistance Program and the outplacement support on offer.”

The redundancies are part of a wider organisational restructure across the full business, which still employs more than 800 people across Australia and New Zealand.

Other measures taken include reducing costs across the business, significantly reducing capex spending, and not backfilling vacancies for non-critical roles since March.