Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCO) today announced that Kenneth Shapiro has been named Executive Vice President of Sales for its business in the U.S. and Canada. Reporting to Walker Jacobs, Chief Revenue Officer and President of Sales for Clear Channel Outdoor – North America, Shapiro will have direct responsibility for sales to national clients in the U.S. and also accountability for maximizing the results of all local selling in the U.S. and Canada. In his new role, Shapiro will work closely with Suzanne Grimes, President and Chief Operating Officer, and the company’s entire executive team.
Shapiro is an eighteen-year veteran of Turner Broadcasting Sales, where he most recently served as Senior Vice President at Turner Digital. In this role, he and his team drove revenues for CNN.com, NBA.com, BleacherReport.com, NASCAR.com, PGA.com, TBS.com, TNTDrama.com, TruTV.com, funnyordie.com, TCM.com, Cartoonnetwork.com, adultswim.com, smokinggun.com, and many other properties. Previously, as Vice President for Turner Sports & Entertainment Digital, he held national sales leadership responsibilities covering NBA.com, Yahoo/NBA, and Yahoo/MLB.“Ken is a tremendous leader and a truly talented salesman and strategist,” said Jacobs. “In many ways, the opportunities at hand for out-of-home parallel those of the digital medium several years ago. I am excited to work closely with Ken to leverage Clear Channel Outdoor’s fantastic media portfolio in inventive ways that expand the value proposition for out-of-home advertisers.” About Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc., (NYSE: CCO) is one of the world’s largest outdoor advertising companies, with more than 750,000 displays in over 40 countries across five continents, including 48 of the 50 largest markets in the United States. Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings offers many types of displays across its global platform to meet the advertising needs of its customers. This includes a growing digital platform that now offers over 1000 digital billboards across 37 U.S. markets. Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings’ International segment operates in nearly 30 countries across Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America in a wide variety of formats. Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/CCOutdoor Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/CCOutdoorNA