Chief Operating Officer - Outdoor, Global
Jason is the Chief Operating Officer, Outdoor for Global. Global is one of the world’s leading Media & Entertainment groups. As the UK’s largest commercial radio company, Global reaches more than 32 million people every week including 25 million on the radio alone through its respected media brands; Capital, Heart, Classic FM, Smooth, LBC, Radio X, Capital XTRA and Gold. Global recently moved into outdoor advertising following the major acquisitions of Primesight, Outdoor Plus and Exterion Media. With over 250,000 outdoor advertising points, Global is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in Europe. In 2018 we launched our awards ceremony, The Global Awards, to celebrate the biggest stars of music, news and entertainment. We’re also committed to improving opportunities for young people across the UK. We train the future talent of broadcast and media at our school, The Global Academy, and raise money to support small children’s charities across the UK, through our charity, Global’s Make Some Noise.
Prior to this role Jason led Exterion Media in the UK as Managing Director for 8 years. Having spent 20 years at Exterion Media (formerly CBS Outdoor), he has a wealth of business experience in media sales, outdoor advertising and transport sectors.
Jason was part of the management team that led the sale of CBS Outdoor International to Platinum Equity and part of the team that created Exterion Media that was subsequently sold to Global in 2018.
Jason is married to Diane and they have three children, Oliver, Lucy and Ted.
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