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Primesight Creates New Focus Division
Primesight Creates New Focus Division

Primesight, the outdoor media owner, has created a new division called Focus to combine its digital portfolio, health clubs, cinemas and its premium Icon formats, to be led by current strategy director Tim de Monte.

Richard Blackburn joins MediaCo
Richard Blackburn joins MediaCo

MediaCo, the Manchester-based outdoor media owner, has appointed Taxi Media commercial director and former Kinetic regional managing director Richard Blackburn as its first commercial director.

Amscreen Group acquires Digicom sales operation
Amscreen Group acquires Digicom sales operation

Lord Sugar's Amscreen, the UK's largest nationwide Digital out of Home network owner, today announced that it has acquired the entire Sales and Marketing Operation of Digicom, the specialist Digital out of Home Sales house founded two years ago by Tom God

Mike Moran and Mark Chippendale leave CBS Outdoor UK
Mike Moran and Mark Chippendale leave CBS Outdoor UK

Managing director Mike Moran and commercial director Mark Chippendale have left CBS Outdoor. CBS has appointed commercial director Jason Cotterrell country director for the UK in their place.

Rob Atkinson Promoted at Clear Channel
Rob Atkinson Promoted at Clear Channel

FEPE board member and managing director of Clear Channel Outdoor UK, Rob Atkinson, has been promoted to the new role of chief operating officer.

JC Decaux Strengthens Digital Team

JC Decaux has appointed Stacey Knight from men's lifestyle website IGN to the position of head of digital

Cemusa starts marketing “rambla digital”

CEMUSA has installed its first eleven news kiosks equipped with LED screen technology on Las Ramblas in Barcelona. These digital screen news kiosks are at the cutting edge of new advertising formats.

Dirk Says Do Your Homework

Dirk Hülsermann, president of OVAB Europe, and Manager DOOH Solutions, NEC, kicked off the ScreenMedia Professionals Conference at #ScreenMediaExpo Wednesday morning with a homework message.

JCDecaux reports organic revenue growth of 7.8% in Q1
JCDecaux reports organic revenue growth of 7.8% in Q1

JCDecaux, the outdoor media owner, has reported organic revenue growth in the transport and street furniture divisions of its UK businesses, with transport leading the way with "strong double-digit" growth.