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Cieslok Media Announces Board of Directors

TORONTO – Cieslok Media appoints four to its Board of Directors, in addition to Cieslok President/CEO Jörg Cieslok:

  • Mitch Green, managing partner, the Clairvest Group
  • Robbie Isenberg, principal, the Clairvest Group
  • Doug Checkeris, partner, strategy, media & technology, GNR8R Marketing Group
  • David Woods, GLH Group Family Investment Office, Chairman Investment Committee

“We are thrilled to have these exemplary individuals serve on the Cieslok Board of Directors,” says Cieslok. They bring considerable depth of experience and expertise, and will provide invaluable guidance to Cieslok as we continue to grow”

Since Green joined Clairvest in 2002, his responsibilities have focused on domain research and investment origination, structuring and execution...

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Grimes Out as CCO North America Chief

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Suzanne Grimes’ tenure as head of North America operations for Clear Channel Outdoor (CCO) came to an abrupt end last month.

GrimesIn an 8-K filing with the federal Securities and Exchange Commission, CCO announced Aug. 13 that Grimes “would no longer serve as President and Chief Operating Officer–United States and Canada of the Company,” effective immediately. The company also began a search for a new president/COO for the Americas segment.

The company also announced an three-person interim Office of the President for the Americas segment of its business. Filling the temporary positions are Franklin G. (Rocky) Sisson, interim chief revenue officer for CCO Americas; Gene Leehan, senior regional president for CCO Americas; and Scott Wells of Bain Capital Partners.

At ...

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Durst Phototechnik Hires Moncrief

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Brent Moncrief joins Durst U.S., the North American subsidiary of Durst Phototechnik AG, as its new vice president of sales & marketing.

Durst Hires Brent MoncriefMoncrief succeeds Chris Howard, who has been promoted to vice president for business development, responsible for advancing Durst solutions, including superwide color printers, in new and growing imaging segments in the region.

Moncrief joins Durst’s management team as a distinguished brand communication expert. He began his career in 1984 at Kodak. During his 15 years there, he worked in two imaging divisions, focusing on design and production for commercial customers. In 1999, Moncrief became general manager of Seven Worldwide (now Schawk Inc.), a global package design and prepress company.

In 2001, he was appointed chief marketing...

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Kelly Exits CBS Outdoor; Sriubus, Punter New EVPs

NEW YORK — Wally Kelly, president and COO of CBS Outdoor Americas Inc. and a company employee since 1996, is leaving his position.

CBS OutdoorKelly, named to his current titles last year, will be an advisor to the company until the end of the year.

Following Kelly’s departure late last week, the company announced today that Andrew Sriubas and Clive Punter will join its management as executive vice presidents.

Kelly previously served as president and chief executive officer of the CBS Outdoor business beginning in 2003 and, prior to that, held various executive roles.

“Wally has been a true industry visionary and pioneer for more than three decades.” said Jeremy Male, CBS Outdoor CEO. “CBS Outdoor has been well served by his leadership and we are grateful for his many contributions to the company...

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Butterworth Named Market President CCO – Canada

NEW YORK – Adam Butterworth, a longtime Clear Channel Outdoor (CCO) leader, is the new Market President for CCO – Canada.

Butterworth replaces John Jory, who is retiring from the position after 17 years.

Adam Butterworth of Clear Channel Outdoor - CanadaButterworth, after his latest work as CEO of Clear Channel Singapore, got the nod from CCO and EL Media Holdings Canada (Branded Cities Network) to head the joint venture of the two companies. He reports directly to Toby Sturek, CCO EVP Specialty Businesses, and Vaibhav Gupta, EVP Business Operations, Branded Cities Network.

He now serves as a key member of Clear Channel Outdoor – North America’s senior management team, led by President/COO Suzanne Grimes.

Butterworth worked to launch the largest street-furniture program in Singapore, including more than 3,000 bus shelters and 5,000 ...

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