iHeartMedia/Seattle Names Robert Russell SVP/Sales
May 4, 2015 at 11:45 AM (PT)
iHEARTMEDIA/SEATTLE has named ROBERT RUSSELL SVP/Sales for the cluster, effective immediately. RUSSELL has spent the last 14 years with iHEARTMEDIA, spending time in TAMPA and SAN DIEGO, where he held the position of GSM for KIOZ, KGB, KLSD-A and the SAN DIEGO CHARGERS Radio broadcast.
“RUSSELL brings a long and successful track record of using iHEARTMEDIA assets to build solutions for clients that deliver long term results,” iHEARTMEDIA/SEATTLE Market Pres. KENT HAEHL said. “His leadership with both music and sports programming will be an outstanding addition to an already strong team."
"I am eager to join the SEATTLE/iHEARTMEDIA team,” said ROBERTSON. “I look forward to learning from them. In each of my prior positions, I have gained valuable knowledge and experience and I expect this new position will continue to push me to be open to new ideas and opportunities. I am ready to meet clients with the team and share the amazing assets iHEARTMEDIA/SEATTLE has to offer.”
"SEATTLE is one of the most unique markets in AMERICA, the digital prowess here requires a leader with high intellect and the ability to deliver through digital, social and broadcast -– RUSSELL excels in each aspect,” iHEARTMEDIA EVP/Operations HARTLEY ADKINS said. “Certain leaders inspire and draw the best out of all those around them, and RUSSELL brings that rare quality due north to the iHEARTMEDIA/SEATTLE cluster and enhances our competitive edge in the market.”