Congratulations to JCDecaux CEO, Steve O’Connor, on his appointment as Chairman of the Outdoor Media Association (OMA) and MOVE (Measurement of Outdoor Visibility and Exposure). The announcement was made last night at the OMA Annual General Meeting held in Sydney. Steve will replace outgoing Chairman Richard Herring, CEO of APN Outdoor, who will continue as a member of the Board of Directors for both the OMA and MOVE.
With over 23 years’ experience in the OOH industry, Steve is well positioned to lead the OMA’s Board of 10 industry members responsible for determining and developing strategy for the Australian OOH industry.
Steve is enthusiastic about this new opportunity and plans to continue extending the industry, “The OMA is in a very strong position and I am excited to be stepping into the chairmanship at a time when the industry is so well poised for future growth … In my capacity as Chairman, I aim to identify industry-wide growth opportunities, ensure that we can realise this potential and work with the OMA to sustain our current growth trajectory.”
OMA’s CEO Charmaine Moldrich said “Steve has been an invaluable member of the OMA Board, and I am looking forward to working with him in his new role. His experience in the OOH industry both in Australia and oversees, coupled with his passion and enthusiasm for the medium will help us drive the industry forward.”
Congratulations to Steve on his appointment to this exciting position.