OOH Moves Today —10 PROMOTIONS 54 MOVES
10 Promotions and this week!
4 OOH People For Further Review
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Congrats to Greg Clark, HIRED as Digital LED Display division as Manager, U.S. Digital Operations for Media Resources
Congratulate Amanda Lederer for starting a new position as Regional Marketing Coordinator at Clear Channel Outdoor
Congrats to Sandy Seago, announced as Chief Development Officer, at leading out-of-home media company, RBX Media . Sandy will report to James Bicknell, CEO of RBX Media.
Congratulate Cedric Bernard for starting a new position as Chief Executive Officer at Adkom.media
Congratulate Margy Campion for starting a new position as Chief People Officer at Novus Media LLC
Congratulate Ray Narine for starting a new position as Associate Director, Talent and Organizational Development at Consumer Reports
Congrats to Lauren Murphy starting new position as Media Buyer in Pittsburgh Office at Hoffmann Murtaugh Inc. Previously, she worked at MARC USA with clients like PA Lottery, Rite Aid, United Way, and Cooper Tire. She is a graduate of Virginia Tech with a degree in Communications.
Congratulate Ashley Martino for starting a new position as Customer Success Manager at Captivate, LLC
Congratulate Michelle Robles for being promoted to Director of Field and Events at Mesmerize
Congratulate Rebecca Cardona for starting a new position as Director of Sales, Southeast at TripleLift
Congratulate Aubree Perry for starting a new position as Schedule Coordinator at Masstar Signs
Congrats to Brendan Dillon HIRED, as Director of Digital Transformation, for OUTFRONT Media, Toronto
Congratulate Brian Baran for starting a new position as Director, Client Relationships – Dallas/Fort Worth at Wilkins Media
Congratulate Ricky Appelbaum for starting a new position as Director Of Business Development at Net Conversion
Congratulate Sabina Zigman Klein for starting a new position as VP – Sales, Shopper Marketing at Jun Group
Congratulate Bailey Appleton for starting a new position as Account Executive at Fandom
Congratulate Benjamin Weiss for starting a new position as Enterprise Account Executive at Amplitude
Congratulate Adam Lorber for starting a new position as Manager, Premium Sales at New York Football Giants
Congratulate Andrew Marionakis for starting a new position as Lead Specialist at Landfall Data
Congratulate Vanessa Coates for starting a new position as Traditional Media Buyer at Tombras
Congratulate Joseph Battistoni for starting a new position as Vice President – Local Advertising at Lee Enterprises
Congratulate Rob Griffin for starting a new position as Media Strategy & Business Development at Bounteous
Congratulate Richard Luebke for starting a new position as Product Manager at Intermap Technologies, Inc.
OOH PEOPLE Moves
Moving UP —PROMOTED
Congrats to Chris Olsen PROMOTED by OOH specialist agency Rapport to U.S. President
Congratulate Amy Sapala Poling PROMOTED to a new position as Northeast Regional Manager- Public Transit at Vector Media
Congrats to George Jakji has been PROMOTED to VP of Sales for OUTFRONT Media, Canada, expanding his remit from Ontario to all other regions.
Congrats to Vincent Aloi, former Sales Director of Toronto, PROMOTED to take over George Jakji’s former position as VP of Sales for OUTFRONT Media, Toronto.
OOH People For Further Review
Digital Operations USA
Media Resources is proud to announce the addition of Greg Clark to our Digital LED Display division as Manager, U.S. Digital Operations.
“Greg will play a major role in our continuing U.S. expansion. With hundreds of U.S. digital installs per year he will be busy. Additionally, he will oversee the expansion of digital manufacturing in the U.S. through our Charlotte facility. We are very pleased to have Greg join our team. He is extremely knowledgeable and customer service oriented”, Jeff Rushton, Media Resources President & CEO.
Asked why he chose to join Media Resources Greg said “before joining Media Resources, I did a full review of their products and operation and was impressed by what I saw. The team has been terrific. Another thing I liked is Media Resources doesn’t stand still; they’re always pushing the envelope to exceed Outdoor Advertising Company digital needs. “
Greg started in Outdoor with the original multiple message center product, trivision three-message displays. His work with Action Graphics made him a well-known figure in the industry.
Further expanding his OOH knowledge, Greg then became part of the All Steel Structures team where he was Director of Sales and Marketing. All Steel is a nationally known fabrication and installation company specializing in the billboard industry. Naturally we do a lot of installs, so this experience was huge.
Not stopping there, Greg went back to multiple message displays (digital this time), becoming Vice President of Operations for LightKing Outdoor (another digital display manufacturer).
Greg is moving from sunny Miami to the Queen City, Charlotte, where one of our main U.S. operations offices is located.
Married with 3 children, Greg’s an avid golfer. His main hobby is riding his Harley and traveling. Media Resources has lots of Harley Riders so don’t be surprised if you see the MRI gang colors on the road (Red, Green & Blue of course)!
Founded in 1967, Media Resources is an integrated sign services and manufacturing company providing Digital LED Displays, 3D Fabrication, Large Format Printing and Sign Installation for Out-of-Home companies, sign companies, casinos, advertising agencies and specialty building owners.
Media Resources, Inc. 1-800-667-4554 www.mediaresources.com
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Veteran marketing executive Vivien Kronengold has been named Chief Brand Officer for Branded Cities, a new post.
She is charged with repositioning the digital OOH signage company as a full-service sales and marketing company for advertisers.
Kronengold will report to Vaibhav Gupta, executive vice president-COO.
Currently, Branded Cities handles signage in eight key destinations in the U.S., such as New York, LA, Chicago, Washington and Las Vegas, and Canada, including Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal.
In December 2019, the company announced an exclusive, reciprocal alliance with BlueMedia, a leading communications services group in China. This alliance will give Branded Cities access to marketers and brands based in China while providing BlueMedia with the same options in North America.
Previously, Kronengold was senior vice president, strategy and marketing communications at Time Warner Cable. Before that, she was executive vice president-global CMO for Brooks Brothers. She has also been an executive at Tommy Hilfiger North America and Polo Ralph Lauren.
Talon, the leading independent Out of Home (OOH) media and technology agency, today announced that Jim Wilson has been appointed as its U.S. Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Wilson will join Talon from TEGNA’s Premion, the first-in-market over-the-top (OTT) advertising and technology platform, that he has led since its inception and accelerated to become a market leader.
London, UK (Jan. 27th, 2020): Talon Outdoor, the independent Out of Home media specialist, has announced today that Imran Elahi has been appointed to the newly created role of Head of Digital. Elahi is charged with driving digital OOH innovation alongside Talon’s Strategy and Transformation teams.
Elahi has more than 10 years of experience in digital marketing and AdTech, including roles as Sales and Commercial Lead at UserTribe and Criteo, and as a Digital Consultant at Accenture Interactive where he helped to guide major UK businesses through programmatic in-housing and proprietary AdTech development processes.
Elahi takes up the Head of Digital role immediately and is based at the London head office, reporting into Jonathan Conway, Chief Strategy Officer of Talon.
James Copley, UK CEO at Talon said: “Smarter as Standard is at the heart of what we do. We have invested heavily in our proprietary AdTech platforms designed to automate OOH targeting and buying to deliver evidence-based outcomes for advertisers’. As a digital marketing expert for the agency, Imran’s role is an investment in the right skill sets to help drive the effectiveness of those products for our clients.”
Imran Elahi, Head of Digital, Talon added: “By answering the demands of advertisers for more data driven targeting and measurement, DOOH is poised for exponential growth. This is an exciting time to work in OOH and I am looking forward to capitalising on Talon’s industry leading platforms and playing my part in the broader technology-driven transformation the medium is undergoing.”
Talon continues to grow and expand its footprint in the UK and globally through OOH AdTech solutions and organic revenue growth, alongside the recent acquisitions of Grand Design and Grand Visual