Archive for the 'CEO SPOTLIGHT' Category

CEO Spotlights Until the End of the Year

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Maddie Cotterill

In our regular CEO Spotlight series, we kicked off 2016 with (then) FEPE President Antonio Vincenti (Chairman and CEO of Pikasso) which you can read here and a month later, Primesight’s CEO Naren Patel (which you can read here), We then started covering newly appointed CEOs, first with 8OutdoorMedia’s new CEO Cennydd Roberts and then Screenvision’s CEO John Partilla. […]

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 35 […]

CEO Spotlight: Barclay Nettlefold, QMS Media, Melbourne, Australia

Friday, July 29th, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month we welcome Barclay Nettlefold, Group CEO, QMS Media, Melbourne, Australia. Please tell us about your background and how you got into digital out of home. Outdoor advertising is in my blood. My father, David Nettlefold, pioneered the outdoor advertising industry in Australasia. Since those formative days under my father, I have gone on […]

CEO Spotlight: Sarah Parkes, Airport Media, London

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month, we welcome Sarah Parkes, Managing Director, Airport Media, London. We’ve been running CEO Spotlights regularly since 2008 and Sarah is the first executive to have ever been featured more than once. She last featured as Managing Director, Eye, back in September 2013. Eye Airports managed media sales at London Gatwick airport until February […]

CEO Spotlight: John Partilla, Screenvision, New York

Friday, April 29th, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month we welcome John Partilla, CEO, Screenvision, New York. Your employment background has been largely in the advertising business. Tell us a bit about that background and what attracted you to the movie business. Over my 30-year career, I have been able to sit on the media publisher, creative agency, and digital sides of […]

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 […]

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 […]