|By Business Wire||
|May 20, 2014 04:10 PM EDT||
Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CCO) today named Craig Gangi Executive Vice President and General Counsel for its business in the U.S. and Canada. In his new role, Gangi is responsible for all legal matters at Clear Channel Outdoor North America and jointly reports to Suzanne Grimes, President and Chief Operating Officer, CCO North America and Rob Walls, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. and CC Media Holdings, Inc.
Craig Gangi, EVP & General Counsel, Clear Channel Outdoor - North America (Photo: Business Wire)
Gangi has broad experience in the media and advertising industries. He joins Clear Channel Outdoor from Omnicom Group, where he was General Counsel of Omnicom Media Group and responsible for 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. He also practiced corporate law at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in New York and was a law clerk in the United States Department of Justice in Washington, DC. A graduate of Williams College with a degree in Political Economy, Craig received his law degree from Columbia University School of Law.
“The complexity of the out-of-home industry, particularly in legal matters tied to real estate, state and municipal law, combined with Clear Channel Outdoor’s broad footprint and diverse portfolio, make the role of General Counsel particularly important,” said Grimes. “Craig’s accomplishments are impressive and I believe in his ability to find legal solutions for the company that will enhance our success and benefit our many stakeholders.”
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 675,000 displays in over 40 countries across five continents, including 47 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 1,000 digital billboards across 39 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. More information is available at www.clearchanneloutdoor.com