Clear Channel has appointed Alex Hollingdale to the newly-created role of Product Director. Alex will be responsible for the end-to-end P&L of all Clear Channel products, working alongside the sales team and other parts of the business to further develop partnerships between Clear Channel and its clients. He will have specific accountability for representing products in the sales environment to maximise value, driving innovation and differentiation in the product portfolio.
Alex joins on 22nd October from TalkTalk PLC where he was most recently Proposition & Profitability Director. Over the last seven years, Alex has held a number of senior commercial and product management roles within the organisation, ultimately responsible for the consumer P&L, customer propositions, new product development and in-life product management. Prior to TalkTalk, he worked in a number of commercial positions for consumer goods companies including Diageo and Kraft.
Richard Bon, Trading and Portfolio Director at Clear Channel, said: “We are thrilled to welcome Alex to Clear Channel. His experience will prove invaluable to our business and I look forward to working closely with him to maintain and enhance Clear Channel’s reputation for innovative and flexible products that deliver real results for our clients.”
Alex commented: "I'm hugely excited about building and leading the new product management function at Clear Channel. With an array of industry-leading products already in Clear Channel’s inventory and more on the horizon, I am looking forward to working with our partners to deliver even more innovative campaigns and a superb consumer experience.”
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Oct 19, 2012