Dawe takes up the position today (Tuesday), and will oversee the marketing and communications strategy for Cartoon Network, CN Too, Cartoonito, Boomerang, Turner Classic Movies, Adult Swim and Nuts TV.
Dawe fills the vacancy left by Jo Barlow, who departed several months ago to spend more time with her family.
Dawe was among five senior executives dismissed by Global Radio last September. The departures came as part of a management shake-out at the group, which also owns LBC and Galaxy, aimed at streamlining decision-making.
At Turner, Dawe joins the senior management team responsible for driving the overall UK business and creating and delivering brand communications, both in the linear and digital arena.
Before his tenure at Heart FM, Dawe was director of marketing at Sky
Waitrose has joined forces with Channel 4 and produced a Saturday morning lifestyle and cookery programme called 'Weekend Kitchen with Waitrose', with TV presenters Lisa Snowdon and Steve Jones signed up to front it.
The Guardian reached more than 100 million monthly unique browsers for the first time in March, according to Audit Bureau of Circulations figures published today.
Italians swearing and shouting while sitting behind the wheels of their cars and negotiating the busy streets of Rome could become a thing of the past if they all start driving Toyota's Hybrid vehicles, implies a short film for the car brand.