Andrew Fisher, OBE
Andrew was appointed in December 2015. He has substantial experience of the international consumer and technology sectors and extensive knowledge of high-growth digital businesses that seek to transform established market sectors such as the television advertising industry.
Over the past 20 years, Andrew has led the successful growth of a number of technology focused enterprises. Andrew was previously CEO and Executive Chairman of Shazam, where he was instrumental in developing and executing a growth strategy to establish one of the world’s leading mobile consumer brands. He restructured the company and diversified the business’ focus from the music market into television, radio and cinema advertising as well as in-store promotion. Shazam was acquired by Apple in 2018.
Prior to joining Shazam, Andrew founded and was Managing Director of TDLI.com which was acquired by InfoSpace Inc (now Blucora). As European Managing Director at InfoSpace Inc Andrew led the company's significant European growth, focusing on media and ecommerce services for many leading consumer internet companies, e-tailers and mobile operators.
Andrew was appointed non-executive Chairman of Rightmove plc with effect from 1 January 2020. He is a non-executive director of Merlin Entertainments plc, MoneySupermarket.com Group plc, a Member of the Royal Marsden Clinical Care and Research Appeal Board and was also an Advisor to the Secretary of State for the Review of the BBC Charter. Andrew was awarded an OBE for services to the Digital Economy in 2016.
Andrew is a Chair of the Remuneration Committee and member of the Nomination Committee.