Sam Zniber Joins Paris-Based LARI As VP/Prog.
January 15, 2007 at 1:56 PM (PT)
LAGARDÈRE ACTIVE RADIO INTERNATIONAL (LARI) has tapped SAM ZNIBER as VP/Programming. ZNIBER will report to CEO JEAN-CHRISTOPHE LESTRA and be based at LARI's PARIS headquarters. LARI is an affiliate of French media group LAGARDÈRE ACTIVE MEDIA and has a presence in seven countries through 22 radio stations.
When he joins the company in the next few weeks, ZNIBER will take over from THIERRY CHAMOUX and be in charge of the group's definition, implementation and coordination of programming strategies and broadcasting marketing worldwide.
LESTRA commented, "I am pleased that such a talented executive as SAM ZNIBER has agreed to join us. His arrival strengthens LARI's team and will allow us to accelerate our international expansion and contribute to LAGARDÈRE ACTIVE MEDIA's growth."
After working for RTL GROUP and CHRYSALIS GROUP in EUROPE earlier in his career, ZNIBER became PD of CLEAR CHANNEL Hot AC MIX FM in AUSTRALIA. He then moved back to FRANCE to serve as Program GM & Deputy Managing Director for RTL GROUP's FUN RADIO and RTL2.