Archive for the 'CEO SPOTLIGHT' Category

Our Next CEO Spotlight Will Be January 2017

Friday, December 9th, 2016

Maddie Cotterill

Our monthly CEO Spotlight series is taking a festive season break but will return at the end of January 2017 with Paul Whitehead, IDS Canada. The interview with him can already, of course, be found in print in DOOH INSIGHTS: Volume 5 All of our other CEO Spotlights are available online (click here), as well as in print: – […]

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 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 […]

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 […]