, Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Arbitron Inc. (NYSE: ARB) today announced that
Sean R. Creamer
, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, has been appointed to the Arbitron Board of Directors, effective
August 28, 2012
, to serve until the next annual meeting of stockholders.
"Sean will bring to the Board his keen awareness of the media and marketing information landscape and of the company's opportunities for expansion," said
, Chairman of Arbitron's Board of Directors. "Together with his understanding of Arbitron's businesses, growth strategies, talents and resources, Sean will be a valuable addition to the Board as the company moves forward with its plans to further enhance the value and utility of its core radio services and to develop new sources of revenue in the emerging mobile and cross-platform markets. Appointing Sean to the Arbitron Board is also the next appropriate step in the company's continued evolution of its executive team."
has been Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, since
. Sean is responsible for Arbitron's core
businesses—ratings, qualitative and software—and for the execution of the Company's global cross-platform, digital and mobile growth strategies.
was named Executive Vice President, U.S. Media Services, responsible for the Company's radio and cross-platform services and operations.
joined Arbitron in
as Executive Vice President, Finance and Planning. In
, he was named Chief Financial Officer and maintained that responsibility through
. Sean also served as interim Chief Financial Officer from May to
Prior to joining Arbitron, Sean was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Laureate Education, Inc., then a NASDAQ-listed company. During his nine-year tenure with Laureate, Sean was responsible for financial planning and analysis, accounting, budgeting, investor relations, real estate, risk management, tax and treasury functions.