American Media Services Names Frank McCoy President/CEO
December 19, 2007 at 11:11 AM (PT)
Current AMS President/CEO EDWARD F. SEEGER has been appointed Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors, while Chief Operating Officer Andrew Guest becomes Vice Chairman
AMERICAN MEDIA SERVICES has named FRANK MCCOY Pres./CEO He succeeds EDWARD F. SEEGER, who has been named Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors. COO ANDREW GUEST will assume the position of Vice Chairman of the Board, while current Board Chairman JIM FORT will become Chairman Emeritus. All changes are effective JANUARY 1st, 2008.
MCCOY joined AMS in 1999 and has been EVP/Engineering "ED SEEGER, ANDREW GUEST and JAMES FORT have prospered in station upgrades, a service niche where several similar company efforts have failed," FRANK MCCOY said. :This success stems from their extraordinary vision and from the AMS staff, representing an unparalleled combination of technical, financial, legal and people skills. I am both honored and humbled to be asked to lead this amazing group.
"FRANK MCCOY was the obvious choice to become Pres./CEO of AMERICAN MEDIA SERVICES, as well as overseeing the three affiliates of AMERICAN MEDIA SERVICES, all of which share a common majority ownership," noted EDWARD SEEGER. "FRANK brings considerable knowledge of engineering , broadcast experience, and business skills with him, and he is driven to improve every situation to its fullest. It has been a pleasure working with FRANK as he led the engineering division of our Development affiliate for the past eight years, and I am confident he has all the skills required to ensure continued growth and viability for all three of our companies -- AMERICAN MEDIA SERVICES DEVELOPMENT, AMERICAN MEDIA SERVICES BROKERAGE and THERADIO.COM.