Adelicious, the independent podcast hosting platform, has announced the appointment of Andrew Goldsmith as its new CEO. Goldsmith, who previously served as the platform’s MD, will be instrumental in accelerating Adelicious’s growth plans in line with the company’s remarkable expansion. The podcast hosting platform was launched in 2020, and by 2023 there was a 314% yearly increase in network listens. Goldsmith’s previous experience includes roles at Global Radio, Primesight, and The Guardian, where he played a significant role in returning the newspaper to profit for the first time since 1998.
Co-founders David McGuire and Pascal Hughes will move to the newly created roles of co-chief growth officers as part of the company’s broader growth strategy, with the trio focusing on the ongoing evolution and long-term vision of the business. Adelicious is home to some of the most popular podcasts in the UK, including The Diary of a CEO and Staying Relevant.
Commenting on his appointment, Goldsmith said, “Our impressive growth since launch is a clear indication of our team’s hard work and the innovative strategies we’ve implemented. As CEO, I am committed to working with David, Pascal, and the team to bring our exciting plans to fruition and further reinforcing our position as a leader in the global podcasting market.”
In a joint statement, McGuire and Hughes commented that Adelicious had far exceeded its revenue and network growth forecasts, making it possible to accelerate their plans for growth and development. They noted that Goldsmith had already driven exceptional growth and opened the door to some of the world’s biggest brands.
Adelicious has recently appointed Andrew Goldsmith as its new CEO, accommodating the platform’s dynamic growth. Goldsmith’s promotion will accelerate Adelicious’s long-term growth plans as the independent podcast hosting platform continues to expand. The company has witnessed a 314% yearly increase in network listens, marking its tremendous success. Co-founders David McGuire and Pascal Hughes will shift to the newly created roles of co-chief growth officers, with a focus on the ongoing evolution and long-term vision of the business. The podcast platform is already home to UK’s most popular podcasts, including The Diary of a CEO and Staying Relevant. Goldsmith noted that his goal as CEO is to bring Adelicious’s exciting plans to fruition and reinforce the company’s position as a leader in the global podcasting market.