Active Interest Media announced that Michael Henry has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer.
Henry has 20 years of experience in media finance. Prior to joining AIM, Henry served as SVP of Finance and CFO at the Denver Post for over four years, during which time he doubled the company’s EBITDA, reduced operating expenses substantially, and improved company cash flow through subleasing activities. He has years of experience working with private equity, and along with his strong finance skills, he has a proven track record in strategic planning and executing strategies that meet the demands of today’s challenging media world.
“We are thrilled to have Michael join the leadership team of AIM at this exciting time. His breadth of experience in managing traditional and emerging media forms is tailor-made to help us achieve our next phase of growth,” said Andy Clurman, AIM CEO.
“I am very excited to be joining AIM and working directly with Andy and the leadership team. My background and skillset will aid in the continued growth and strategic direction of the company,” said Henry.
Prior to the Denver Post, Henry spent 16 years at Freedom Communications, ultimately serving as CFO for the Orange County Register. As General Manager and CFO, Henry oversaw 900 employees, improved circulation revenue and digital ad revenue, and grew non-traditional revenue streams
Henry will replace Brian Sellstrom, AIM’s current CFO, who is retiring after ten years with the company.