Archive for the 'CEO SPOTLIGHT' Category

This Year’s 2017 CEO Spotlights

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

Maddie Cotterill

Up next in our CEO Spotlight (the last Friday in every month) is Elonex Outdoor’s Nick Smith. We’ve already seen so far this year; Clear Channel Outdoor’s Scott Wells in February, Grandi Stazioni’s Stefano Mereu in March, PRN’s Kevin Carbone in April, Core Out of Home’s Umut Senol (formerly Clear Channel Turkey) in May and Val Morgan Outdoor’s Anthony […]

CEO Spotlight: Anthony Deeble, VMO, Australia and New Zealand

Friday, June 30th, 2017

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month, we welcome Anthony Deeble, VMO, Australia And New Zealand You have a background in commercial TV with Ten. Please tell us how and why you moved into the world of Digital Out-of-Home. How are you putting that TV background to advantage in DOOH? I saw an opportunity about 14 years ago to develop […]

CEO Spotlight: Umut Senol, Core Out of Home, Istanbul

Friday, May 26th, 2017

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month, we welcome Umut Senol, Managing Partner, Core Out of Home, Istanbul, Turkey I believe that you’ve worked on the financial side of both American and European companies in your past roles. Please tell us your business background and what drew you into the Out-of-Home/Digital Out-of-Home business. I am a typical financial white collar […]

CEO Spotlight: Kevin Carbone, PRN, San Francisco

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month, we welcome Kevin Carbone, PRN, San Francisco. You joined PRN in 2012, holding a couple of senior vice-president positions before being named CEO. Please tell us about your pre-PRN background and what you especially learned from your position in each company. My career spans my early experience as a management consultant for the […]

CEO Spotlight: Stefano Mereu, Grandi Stazioni Retail SpA, Rome

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month, we welcome Stefano Mereu, Chief Commercial Officer, Grandi Stazioni Retail SpA, Rome Please give us a brief description of yourself and your previous positions. How did you get involved in what you now do? I was born in Rome in 1971. After graduating in economics from La Sapienza University and working in consulting, […]

CEO Spotlight: Scott Wells, Clear Channel Outdoor, New York

Friday, February 24th, 2017

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month, we welcome Scott Wells, CEO, Clear Channel Outdoor, New York. I’ve seen you described by others as a visionary and a strategic thinker, and one who drives innovative thinking. What do you personally think is your biggest strength and why? I think the ability to assemble the talented individuals necessary to drive innovation […]

CEO Spotlight: Paul Whitehead, IDS Canada Inc., Ontario

Friday, January 27th, 2017

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month, we welcome Paul Whitehead, President, Information Display Systems Canada Inc., Oakville, Ontario, Canada. What is your personal background and what has led you into Out-of-Home? I have been in the healthcare industry, in one way or another, since 1977. I started out in sales for an OTC products company, calling on pharmacy, mass […]

CEO Spotlight: Chris Tyquin, goa, Brisbane, Australia

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month we welcome Chris Tyquin, Co-Managing Director, goa, Brisbane, Australia. Please give us your career background and how you got into Out-of-Home. In 1981, I was fortunate to get a traineeship with Australia’s largest and most successful television network and was with it for eight years. Apart from a brief stint wearing the Scooby […]

CEO Spotlight: Jordi Alba, iWall in Shop, Barcelona

Friday, October 28th, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month we welcome Jordi Alba, CEO, iWall in Shop, Barcelona, Spain, Please tell us your background and how you got into Out-of- Home. First of all, I got a Diploma on audiovisuals, and also in international Marketing and Digital advertising at ESIC Business and Marketing School, and then a Masters in general management at […]

CEO Spotlight: Bill Fordyce, HyperMedia, Dubai

Friday, August 26th, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month, we welcome Bill Fordyce, COO, HyperMedia, Dubai. Please tell us about your own background and how you became involved with HyperMedia. I joined the founders of HyperMedia, Habib Wehbi and Philip Matta in 2008. Prior to HyperMedia, I was the business development director for News Outdoor Group out of Moscow, Russia, working across […]