Former JCDecaux exec Lucy Porter will join VMO as Group Sales Manager July 15, 2019.
VMO also announced a number of key leadership appointments and investment in fresh talent as it continues its growth in the Australian Outdoor advertising industry. Effective immediately Geoff Cochrane has been promoted to National Sales Director, VMO and will be leading the sales team across the three VMO products – Shop, On-the-go and Active. With over 15 years of Outdoor experience Geoff has been hugely successful as the Sales Director for VMO Active for the past five years.
Paul Butler, Managing Director VMO told us “Geoff has fantastic industry experience, joining VMO in 2016 when we acquired Active Media Group. Prior to Active he had over 10 years with JC Decaux. Geoff’s proven track record in leading sales teams, his reputation in market and ability to drive market share will be key to propelling VMO into the future.”
The appointment of Geoff Cochrane follows several structural changes in Victoria that saw Val Morgan veteran Deb Trela take on a group role General Manager – Sales Victoria, for the cinema and Outdoor businesses.
Carolyne Wearne will continue her role as Sales Director Val Morgan for Queensland, and Madison Bayley has been promoted to Account Manager VMO.
Across its retail, petro-convenience and health club networks an additional seven roles are to be added to the business across Australia over the next few months.