Clear Channel Media Promotes John Hogan To CCME Chairman/CEO
February 23, 2012 at 1:28 PM (PT)
CC MEDIA HOLDINGS has promoted JOHN HOGAN to Chairman/CEO of CLEAR CHANNEL MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT, effective immediately. HOGAN has been Pres./CEO of CLEAR CHANNEL RADIO since 2002.
"Under JOHN's strong leadership and vision, CLEAR CHANNEL MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT has integrated the company's assets so that it is today the leading media and entertainment company in the U.S. with a greater reach than any other radio or television outlet, "CLEAR CHANNEL CEO BOB PITTMAN said. "It provides a one-of-a-kind national platform for partners in addition to the powerful local activation market by market and demo by demo. He has built a deep creative and management team that is fulfilling the company's commitment to offering the best entertainment, news, sports, and other experiences everywhere our listeners want us to be--on air, online, on mobile devices, and on a wide variety of emerging devices and platforms. We feel fortunate that CLEAR CHANNEL MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT has a leader like JOHN in the driver's seat at this transformational moment in its history."
"I am pleased and honored to be named to this position, which is a clear endorsement of the soundness of our strategy, the value of our assets, and the depth of the incredible team we are building here," HOGAN said. "I appreciate the energy and vision that BOB PITTMAN has brought to the organization and look forward to pursuing with BOB the vision we share as we continue to push the boundaries of the definition of entertainment, giving our audience what they want now and in the future."