Huntingford Named CEO At UK's Virgin Radio
August 20, 2007 at 5:30 AM (PT)
Former CHRYSALIS CEO RICHARD HUNTINGFORD has joined SMG's VIRGIN RADIO as non-executive Chairman, effective SEPTEMBER 1st. HUNTINGFORD exited CHRYSALIS in JUNE after that company sold its radio operations to GLOBAL RADIO; he joined CHRYSALIS in 1987 as Corporate Development Dir., ascended to Radio CEO in 1995 and was named CEO of the company in 2000.
In addition, VIRGIN RADIO has named ROSEMARY THORNE as Sr. Independent Director and DAVID PALMER as CFO. PALMER started his new job on JULY 3rd and THORNE will join on SEPTEMBER 1st.