Nine confirmed the appointment of Garry Bentlin as its new Group Director of Cybersecurity. Bentlin will shoulder the responsibility of spearheading the development, implementation, and embedding of Nine's cybersecurity roadmap and strategy.
Bentlin, a remarkable leader in the domain of cybersecurity, boasts more than two decades of varied experience. He has accumulated a wealth of knowledge from numerous IT environments, spanning across areas such as critical infrastructure and energy, mining, financial services, airlines and transport, major sporting events, and government sectors.
Before stepping into this new role, Bentlin was a Partner at PwC Australia. His rich portfolio includes high-profile roles like Chief Information Security Officer at TransGrid, National Cybersecurity Director at Deloitte, and assorted security positions at IBM. In addition to his professional offices, Bentlin also acts as a member of the Executive Advisory Board for Cyber (EABC) at Deakin University.
In welcoming the new Group Director, Nine's Chief Information and Technology Officer, Memo Hayek, expressed her anticipation, "Garry's exceptional expertise and proven track record of delivery in cybersecurity are invaluable assets to our organisation. With his leadership, we are poised to elevate our digital resilience, enhance our capabilities, nurture our people, and continuously safeguard our digital assets."
In response to his appointment, Bentlin shared his enthusiasm, "I am excited to be part of Nine and look forward to working with the broader organisation and cybersecurity team to continue uplifting our capability and ensuring the continued resilience of our operations."
Garry Bentlin is set to commence his role as Group Director of Cybersecurity at Nine on 11 October.