London, October 11, 2017: Executive Channel Network (ECN), Europe’s leading office media company, today announced it had appointed highly regarded out of home media professional, Mr Richard Blackburn as its UK Managing Director.
Mr Blackburn will oversee the development of the ECN UK business, spanning media sales, asset development and operations. Prior to joining ECN, Mr Blackburn was the co-founding partner of OOH specialist communications agency, Partisan. Blackburn has over 30 years’ experience in the OOH industry, having previously held senior positions at Mediaco Outdoor, Taxi Media and Kinetic.
Charles Parry-Okeden, Global CEO of Executive Channel Holdings (ECH), commented:
“We are delighted to have attracted an executive the calibre of Richard to lead our UK team. Richard is highly regarded within the media industry and has a proven track record of building brand value and revenues. Richard has demonstrated an entrepreneurial mindset throughout his career, and this aligns perfectly with our mindset and long term business plan”.
Richard Blackburn, ECN UK Managing Director said:
“I feel privileged to be joining ECN at a time when the company has established a strong leadership position in the European office media market. In the UK, there has never been a more exciting time in the Central London office market, as it shifts to meet the changing needs of fintech orientated occupiers. ECN holds a truly unique position in the UK media market for its brand and asset partners”.
Mr Blackburn (below) commenced his new role on Monday October 2nd