Cumulus Names Christina Albee Chief Marketing Officer
May 6, 2016 at 1:00 PM (PT)
CHRISTINA ALBEE has been named Chief Marketing Officer for CUMULUS MEDIA by Pres./CEO MARY G. BERNER. ALBEE will report to CUMULUS MEDIA EVP/Corporate Marketing and WESTWOOD ONE Pres. SUZANNE GRIMES.
A veteran media marketer, with over 25 years of experience working in and across multiple media platforms, including audio, mobile, digital, and print, ALBEE comes to CUMULUS MEDIA from FLIPBOARD, where she had been Head of Sales Marketing, having previously held top sales marketing positions at CONDE NAST, TIME and WESTWOOD ONE.
Said BERNER: “CHRISTINA brings tremendous experience and energy to this critical role. We are delighted that she will apply her considerable skills and talent to the development of new marketing strategies that will facilitate new revenue opportunities throughout our organization.”
Added GRIMES, ”CHRISTINA is a bull’s-eye hire for CUMULUS. She’s a creative who understands how to drive business and build powerful partnerships. She’ll be a critical asset as we continue to expand on CUMULUS’ strengths.”
ALBEE commented: “I am thrilled to be returning to CUMULUS in this new role, particularly with the great team that MARY has put in place and the empowering culture she has established. We’ve got positive momentum and countless ways we can expand our sales marketing effort by leveraging untapped assets. I can’t wait to get started.”
The marketing team will now be unified under ALBEE. Reporting to her are: PIERRE BOUVARD, who takes on the newly created role of Chief Insights Officer, continuing to lead the research and insights efforts; LORI LEWIS, VP/Social Media, and TOMMY PAGE, SVP/Brand Partnerships, including platform events and brand