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JC Decaux appoints Oliver Newton as general manager – sales for Australia

Oliver Newton, JC Decaux’s national sales manager has been promoted to the role of general manager – sales, the out of home giant has announced.

JC Decaux management L-R Chief Commercial Officer, Max Eburne, Oliver Newton and CMO Essie Wake

JC Decaux announces Oliver Newton as General Manager – Sales for Australia

JC Decaux Chief Commercial Officer Max Eburne today announced the appointment of Oliver Newton as General Manager – Sales for JC Decaux Australia.

Newton was previously National Sales Manager at JC Decaux and in his new role, Newton will lead the expanded JC Decaux agency and direct sales teams, following the integration of APN Outdoor, across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. He will be responsible for overseeing client relationships, agency sales and trading.

Newton has more than 12 years experience in sales and joined JC Decaux in 2006 as Business Development Manager. Since then, he has worked in various sales management roles for the leading Out-of-Home company.

He will report to Eburne, who was named earlier this month as JC Decaux’s Chief Commercial Officer, focusing on all advertiser and agency revenue. Eburne is part of the new leadership team for the combined JC Decaux and APN Outdoor businesses, following the successful closing of the APN and JC Decaux deal on October 31st.

“Olly is a passionate and dedicated sales leader within the JC Decaux business and has a rare talent for identifying exactly what advertisers and agencies want. He has a proven capability in building strong, progressive and service-oriented sales teams that will help us realise the amazing opportunity that lies ahead of us,” Eburne said.

Commenting on his promotion, Newton said: “This is an exciting period for JCDecaux Australia as we bring our combined JC Decaux and APN Outdoor offer to the market. I’m really looking forward to working with talented people from both companies as we launch our new solutions to the advertising market in 2019.”

Newton’s appointment is effective immediately.

From a JC Decaux media release

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