Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CCO) today announced the promotion of Harry Coghlan to Market President, New York. In his new role, Coghlan broadens the scope of his responsibilities in the New York and New Jersey markets to include operations for Clear Channel’s Spectacolor business in Times Square.
Harry Coghlan, President, Clear Channel Outdoor, New York (Photo: Business Wire)
Spectacolor, which offers advertisers access to spectacular digital and traditional billboards, high impact video screens, wallscapes and experiential marketing executions at marquee locations in Times Square, will now more closely integrate with the company’s larger out-of-home advertising operations in New York and New Jersey. This alignment provides for singular topline responsibility for business functions including finance, marketing, operations, real estate and public affairs. Spectacolor’s unique services -- site development, engineering, construction, and project management now fall under Coghlan.
“Enhancing our media portfolio in New York is critical to our ability to offer our partners the most powerful advertising solutions in the nation’s most important markets,” said Suzanne Grimes, President and Chief Operating Officer, Clear Channel Outdoor – North America. “In his time heading up our New York/New Jersey operations, Harry has distinguished himself as a top performer and a collaborative leader who has earned the respect of colleagues, clients and community stakeholders. I am confident that his increased focus on the total New York market will lead us to even greater heights of success.”
“New York is a dynamic and challenging marketplace and also one of the most exciting places to operate a media business,” said Coghlan. “I am thrilled at this unique opportunity to combine the full breadth of Clear Channel’s outdoor media solutions in New York to the benefit of advertisers and our entire community.”