Michael Kassan Joins Clear Channel As Special Advisor
September 19, 2013 at 7:04 AM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL COMMUNICATIONS has added business strategist MICHAEL KASSAN as a Special Advisor. KASSAN is the Founder/Chairman/CEO of MEDIALINK.
"Over the last several years MEDIALINK has been an important and valuable partner for us, and MICHAEL's expanded role is a testament of his involvement. He has made an effort to be more directly involved in our business, and we of course jumped at the opportunity to have him play an even bigger role with us," said CCM+E CEO JOHN HOGAN. "MICHAEL has shown a strong interest and a deep understanding of CLEAR CHANNEL's unparalleled capabilities, and will be extremely valuable in helping CLEAR CHANNEL further capitalize on our unique multiplatform assets and deliver unmatched media solutions to our advertisers. He is strategic, creative and has an incredible amount of knowledge of the media industry. He believes in our company and knows the value we can bring to advertisers -- and he will be a huge asset to CLEAR CHANNEL."
"CLEAR CHANNEL has the 'special sauce' that is sought after in media today: the rare combination of proven experience coupled with intelligent innovation. As an organization, it is one of the largest media companies and one of the most nimble in the world. Its assets are truly multiplatform, connecting bedrock offerings in radio and out-of-home, with show-stopping digital and live experiences. And, of course, its people -- with a team worthy of the word 'leadership' that has demonstrated results for both audiences and advertisers across all mediums," KASSAN said. "I am honored and energized to be serving as a special advisor to Clear Channel, particularly BOB PITTMAN, JOHN HOGAN, WILLIAM ECCLESHARE and RICH BRESSLER, as they further evolves their partnerships with advertisers."