Bankston, Barajas, Kennedy, Liebert, Soomro, WPP. Lamar and East-West
As the Outdoor Advertising Industry moves, OOH Today will keep you up to date with a summary report every Friday. Here is what we know of the latest #OOH related changes.
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Enlighten is a national place based media network targeting the rapidly growing cannabis community. Tim will be leading Enlighten’s national advertising and media agency outreach as more brands seek to reach this coveted demographic. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
An industry veteran, Tim has previously worked at Branded Cities (2012-2015), Radiant Outdoor (2010-2012), and had a long tenure at Clear Channel Outdoor (1998-2010).
CEO at Brite Media Group, NYC
Founder and CEO, Mesmerize Marketing: Point-of-Care Media,
a division of Brite Media Group,12 years. NYC
Senior Sales Support Specialist, Circle Graphics
Regional Manager, Client Partnerships at Clear Channel Outdoor. Houston, TX 6 years 8 months with Clear Channel. Houston
Regional Import Sales Manager, 2 yrs 5 mos, Houston, TX
Marketing And Advertising Consultant, Badz, LLC. Denver, 1 Yr 3 Mos
WPP has merged Y&R and VML to create a new agency VMLY&R. WPP is a London-based advertising holding company, is now the largest advertising company in the world. It owns a number of advertising, public relations and market research networks, including Grey, Burson-Marsteller, Hill & Knowlton, JWT, Ogilvy Group, TNS, Young & Rubicam and Cohn & Wolfe. VMLY&R will be an agency of more than 7,000 people globally,and one of WPP’s principal brands. It will be fully operational in early 2019.
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—Merger and Acquisition
East-West Outdoor has sold to Lamar Advertising. East West Media was started in 2001 by Bobby Mizer. East-West was family owned with 5 Mizer’s active in the business: Bobby (founder), Brad (President), Charlie (Account Executive), Sam (Operations Manager) and Sarah (Secretary). East-West owned 400 faces along the I-75 corridor between Knoxville and Chattanooga Tennessee.
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