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EMC Outdoor Gets Stuart as Events Director

NEW YORK — Jennifer Stuart joins EMC Outdoor as Director of Events, bringing more 14 years of event-marketing experience to the OOH media-placement company.

EMC Outdoor Jennifer StuartBased out of New York, and at the helm of the EMC Events Division, Stuart will work strategically with clients and create one-of-a-kind experiential campaigns in domestic and international markets.

“Jen’s experience and enthusiasm for our business are perfect fits to allow EMC to enhance the offerings and insights we provide our clients,” says Betsy McLarney EMC’s CEO.  “I am delighted to have her on board as EMC Outdoor continues to build upon our deep heritage and track record in event marketing.”

“With my combined experience and track record, along with EMC Outdoor’s resources and relationships, we are poised to bring EMC E...

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Passings: Richard Carlton, former Trans-Lux executive

NEW YORK – Richard Carlton, 95, a former executive at Trans-Lux Corp., of natural causes at his White Plains, N.Y., home on May 10.

Richard Carlton (Photo courtesy Ken Carlton)Carlton worked at Trans-Lux in the 1960s, when the sign and LED-display company also held interests in movie-theater ownership and animated television program distribution. He brought the cartoon hits “Felix the Cat” and “Speed Racer” to American audiences as executive vice president of Trans Lux Television.

Carlton later became deputy director of the American Film Institute in the 1970s, and executive director of the International Council of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, where he led the production of the International Emmy Awards.

Born in Manhattan, Carlton graduated from high school at age 16...

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Gangi New Clear Channel Outdoor Counsel & Exec VP

NEW YORK – Craig Gangi, formerly Omnicom Group’s general counsel, is the new executive vice president/general counsel for Clear Channel Outdoor (CEO) in the United States and Canada. Craig Gangi (Photo courtesy Clear Channel Outdoor)

In his new role, Gangi is responsible for all legal matters at Clear Channel Outdoor North America and jointly reports to Suzanne Grimes, CCO North America president/CEO, and Rob Walls, executive vice president, general counsel and secretary for Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings Inc. and CC Media Holdings Inc.

Gangi has broad experience in the media and advertising industries, including responsibility for Omnicom’s worldwide legal support in all areas. Prior to Omnicom, Gangi was an executive with AOL Time Warner and a vice president of law at Cendant Corporation...

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NEW YORKMetromedia Technologies (MMT) hires Nicole Mucurio as account director for the Cleveland market and the surrounding Ohio Valley.

Hailing from award winning positions at CBS Outdoor and Obie Media, Mucurio fills a new position at MMT, created to drive enterprise sales.

Prior to joining MMT, Mucurio served as senior account executive for Direct Ink Displays where she worked cross-functionally to deliver concepts for both advertising displays and exhibit places.

Mucurio began her career in outdoor advertising at Obie Media Group as account executive for transit sales, becoming Northwest Region Salesperson of the Year...

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Passings: Ian Morris

Ian Morris, 46, Key Systems Global Client Service Director, on March 23 of a heart attack while cycling with a group of friends.

Ian MorrisMorris working at Key Systems in 1989 as a computer programmer after graduating in computer Science at southampton University. Passionate about his work, he demonstrated great skills in client relations too.

“It quickly became clear that Ian’s forte lay not in programming but in establishing client relationships,” said Mike Dillon, Key Systems founder and CEO, “and he therefore moved into sales and client services. He became a director and shareholder in Key Systems, and played a major role in the expansion of Key Systems into the North American market in 1995 and into the Asia pacific market in 2004.

“Ian represented Key Systems at trade shows and conference...

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