Arbitron Ups Sean Creamer To EVP/COO
August 11, 2011 at 4:46 AM (PT)
ARBITRON has upped EVP/U.S. Media Services SEAN R. CREAMER to the new position of EVP/COO. CREAMER adds oversight for research, information technology, engineering, sales and marketing groups to his present duties leading the company's product and operations organizations, and will continue to report to Pres./CEO BILL KERR. He joined the company in AUGUST 2005 as EVP/Finance and Planning and became CFO in NOVEMBER 2005; previously, CREAMER worked as CFO of LAUREATE EDUCATION, INC.
"SEAN has consistently demonstrated a high level of executive acumen, a strong customer focus and a broad business perspective that makes this expanded role a logical next step as we continue to evolve our senior management team," said KERR. "This promotion acknowledges SEAN's abilities and significant contributions to date, and, I believe, also positions the Company extremely well for its future leadership needs."
"The Board has enthusiastically endorsed SEAN as ARBITRON's COO," said Chairman of the Board of Directors PHILIP GUARASCIO. "We are counting on SEAN to deliver on the financial and operational goals that BILL has established for the company as we continue to develop the long-term top management structure."