Clear Channel Expands Digital and Technology Leadership


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July 8, 2014 – Clear Channel announced today that it is naming Brian Lakamp its President of Technology and Digital Ventures.

In this new role, Lakamp will work closely with Clear Channel CEO Bob Pittman and Rich Bressler, Clear Channel’s President, to lead the overall technology platform and capabilities for all of Clear Channel, including its broadcast, digital radio, events and promotions and out-of-home businesses.

Lakamp will report to Pittman, and reporting to Lakamp will be Jeff Littlejohn, Executive Vice President of Engineering and Systems Integration; Pete Gerrald, Chief Information Officer; Philippe Generali, President and CEO of Clear Channel’s RCS Worldwide division, and Joe Robinson, Executive Vice President of Strategic Development.

Under this new structure, iHeartRadio will become part of Clear Channel Networks Group, reporting to its president, Darren Davis. Davis will now be responsible for the entire business of iHeartRadio as well as Premiere Networks; Total Traffic and Weather Network; and the 24/7 News Network.

Reporting to Davis will be Pablo Calamera, Chief Technology Officer of iHeartRadio Networks; Jerrell Jimerson, Senior Vice President of Product for iHeartRadio Networks; Brian Kaminsky, Executive Vice President of Operations for iHeartRadio Networks; and Steven Radley, Senior Vice President of Content for iHeartRadio Networks.



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