Katz Media Group Ups Boehme, Brewer, Lyons, Zigmont-Velez
April 13, 2007 at 4:09 PM (PT)
Longtime KATZ MEDIA GROUP exec. GERRY BOEHME has been promoted to Exec. VP/Strategic Planning & Information Technology (IT) Services. BOEHME most recently was SVP/Strategic Planning. He has been with the company since 1978 in various marketing and management capacities.
In his new capacity, BOEHME will be responsible for the strategic direction, planning and implementation of the company’s new business and e-business ventures, aligning information, and technology services to support the company’s operations.
KATZ CEO STU OLDS said, "GERRY’s profound knowledge and understanding of the broadcast industry combined with his experience in all aspects of KATZ’s business, including strategic and new media initiatives, research, and technical services, make him the ideal person to take on this new position. Over the years, GERRY has established trusted relationships with both the advertiser and agency community, which will be a foundation for continuing our external partnerships as we build our e-platform."
"Technology is no longer a support service but is central to any new business initiative," explained BOEHME. "Business planning allied to new technology is more important than ever and provides us with vast new opportunities and expanded potential."
Concurrently, KATZ announced the following executive promotions:
JOE BREWER is upped from VP/Director Customer Support to SVP/Information Technology (IT) Services
ROBERT LYONS rises from Dir./Technology to VP/Director of Technology
DIANE ZIGMONT-VELEZ moves from Manager Of Corporate Training to Manager Of Customer Support.