Archive for the 'CEO SPOTLIGHT' Category

CEO Spotlight: Cennydd Roberts, 8Outdoor, London, UK

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month we welcome Cennydd Roberts, CEO, 8Outdoor, London, UK How did you get into an Out-of-Home Media career? What led you down this career path?As the product of the Welsh valleys, media wasn’t an obvious career for me, but once I’d come up to university in London and seen some of the opportunities in […]

Up Next, @8OutdoorMedia’s CEO Cennydd Roberts

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Maddie Cotterill

In our regular CEO Spotlight series, we kicked off 2016 with FEPE President Antonio Vincenti (Chairman and CEO of Pikasso) which you can read here and February saw Primesight’s CEO Naren Patel (which you can read here) but up next is 8OutdoorMedia’s relatively new CEO Cennydd Roberts. All of our CEO Spotlights are available online (click here), as […]

CEO Spotlight: Naren Patel, Primesight UK, London

Friday, February 26th, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month we welcome Naren Patel, CEO, Primesight UK. London You started at Primesight as a financial analyst, built to an IPO, saw it sold and then worked to buy it back as a private company. Did you fall in love with outdoor? See it as a way to get rich? What was the impetus […]

CEO Spotlight: Antonio Vincenti, Pikasso, Lebanon

Friday, January 29th, 2016

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

This month we welcome Antonio Vincenti, CEO, Pikasso, Lebanon. Please tell us about your personal background and how you got involved in the out-of-home industry? I spent my baccalaureate year, which is the last one of school in the French system, in Baden Baden in Germany. With my schoolmates we often used to spend the […]

CEO Spotlight: Justin Cochrane, Clear Channel UK, London

Friday, November 27th, 2015

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

This month we welcome Justin Cochrane, CEO, Clear Channel UK, London You have been with Clear Channel for almost ten years. Tell us the changes that you have seen in the industry in that time? The biggest changes I’ve seen include the rise of digital Out of Home (rather obviously). It’s taken time to get […]

CEO Spotlight: Luc Quétel, Astral Out of Home, Bell Media, Montréal

Friday, October 30th, 2015

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

This month we welcome Luc Quétel, President, Astral Out of Home, Bell Media in Montréal. Please tell us a little about your personal background and how you became involved in the Out-of-Home and Digital Out-of-Home sector?
 I have more than 20 years of media industry experience, mainly in advertising technologies, and am currently the President […]

CEO Spotlight: Shaun Gregory, Exterion Media, London

Friday, September 25th, 2015

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

This month we welcome Shaun Gregory, CEO, Exterion Media, London. Your background was, I believe, largely in the telecommunications sector. Why, do you believe, you were chosen to lead Exterion Media, and what attracted you to make the move? I’ve spent 27 years in the advertising sector, with the last 6 looking after Telefonica’s Global […]

CEO Spotlight: Jonathan Lewis, Outdoor Plus, London

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

This month we welcome Jonathan Lewis, Managing Director, Outdoor Plus, London. Please tell us something of your background, and how you got involved with digital out-of-home. I think it’s fairly well documented that I’ve always worked in the Outdoor industry – starting at the tender age of 22, following my university degree in Politics. Postermobile […]

CEO Spotlight: Steven Lundstrom, Mediplay Inc., Huntington Beach

Friday, March 27th, 2015

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month we welcome Steven Lundstrom, CEO, Mediplay Inc., Huntington Beach, California Will you tell us a little bit about Mediplay? Mediplay was founded in 2004 by Dr. William LeLiever, an ENT physician and his son, Jamie LeLiever. Dr. LeLiever was looking for a way to better inform his patients on the wide range of […]

CEO Spotlight: Steve Ellman, Branded Cities Network, Phoenix

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month we welcome Steve Ellman, chairman and CEO, Branded Cities Network, Phoenix, Arizona. Your company is heavily into real estate. Please tell us a bit about your background, what drew you into digital outdoor (and how did you first get into it). We have been in real estate and development since the mid-80s and […]