Robb Report Australia has made three new appointments. Steve Colquhoun, former national editor of Executive Style at Fairfax Media, has joined the editorial team as digital editor. Patricia Connolly, former sales director at Bauer Media, has joined the sales team as director of sales and strategy.
Marwan Rahme, founder and managing director of property, finance and wealth advisory firm Kanebridge, has joined the Robb Report Australia team as the Property, Investments and Finance Advisor.
As digital editor, Colquhoun will be responsible for curating content tailored to the Australian market. Under Steve’s leadership for more than three years, Executive Style attracted more than three million page hits a month and an audience of more than 350,000. He has extensive experience in the world of luxury cars, watches, spirits, fine dining, business travel, and luxury goods.
In her role as director of sales and strategy, Connolly will be responsible for the direction and development of the business. Connolly brings with her 35 years of corporate experience from the publishing industry, largely at Bauer Media, where she was responsible for various aspects of managing titles such as Harper’s BAZAAR, Australian Gourmet Traveller and Qantas Magazine, which included launch and relaunch strategies, financial control, client relationship management and team development.
In his new role at Robb Report Australia, Marwan Rahme will be an advisor across property, finance and investment content. Rahme founded Kanebridge in 1999 as a full-service property investment house, offering property development, finance, sales, marketing, and wealth advisory services.
Over the years, Rahme has grown the Kanebridge name and its reputation for identifying and securing property development sites with immense unlocked value. A respected figure in the property industry, Marwan has won a number of awards.
Robb Report Australia editor-in-chief Michael Stahl said, “With a proven track record, collectively, in leading Australian luxury titles and engaging audiences in the luxury market, their skills and expertise will help continue to cement Robb Report Australia as the authoritative title in the curation of the best in luxury, both internationally and locally and from a uniquely Australian perspective.”