Clear Channel Outdoor Appoints Susan Adams Loyd to Branch President of Minneapolis/St. Paul Division

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCO), today announced the appointment of Susan Adams Loyd as Branch President of its Minneapolis/St. Paul Division effective November 9, 2010. Reporting to Rod Firestone, Midwest Group President, Susan will be responsible for Clear Channel Outdoor's inventory for the Minneapolis /St. Paul Division.

"We are delighted to have Susan at the helm of our Twin Cities Operation. She has tremendous media experience and deep roots in this market and her leadership savvy and business relationships will be wonderful assets to our company," said Rod Firestone.

"It is an exciting time to be in the Outdoor advertising business," commented Susan. "The Minneapolis/St. Paul Division has a history of exemplary work and an outstanding reputation in this community. I especially look forward to working with our staff, clients and public officials. It is quite an honor to be back at Clear Channel."

Susan is currently a Principal at Beavers Pond Press, a hybrid book publisher of more than 600 titles of various genres, located in Edina, Minnesota. Previously, Susan spent four years at WCCO TV as Vice President & General Manager, a nationally-renowned CBS-owned and operated station in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and has more than thirty years of management and media experience.

Susan also previously worked at Clear Channel in Jacksonville, Florida, for six years where she was Vice President & General Manager for two of the company's television stations WAWS (FOX 30) & WTEV (CBS 47). Firestone said, "I had the pleasure of working side-by-side with Susan in Florida, and witnessed firsthand her leadership and appreciation for the Outdoor medium - both as a colleague and as a client."

She serves many local civic organizations including the Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce where she is currently the MRCC Board Chair. As well, Susan is active with other non-profit boards including the University of Minnesota Alumni Association, Minneapolis Downtown Council, Meet Minneapolis, Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys and Minnesota Women's Economic Roundtable.

Susan holds a Bachelor's degree in Speech Communications from University of Minnesota, and a Master's degree in Speech Communications from Minnesota State University.

About Clear Channel Outdoor

Clear Channel Outdoor (NYSE:CCO) is the world's largest outdoor advertising company with close to one million displays in 45 countries across 5 continents. In the United States, the company operates over 200,000 advertising displays and has a presence in 48 of the top 50 Designated Market Areas. It also operates airport, rail, and mall advertising businesses worldwide. Its Spectacolor (U.S.) and DEFI (international) divisions are the global market leaders in spectacular sign displays, including in New York's Times Square. Clear Channel Adshel is the company's international street furniture division, which operates over 3,500 municipal advertising contracts worldwide. Clear Channel Outdoor also operates digital displays and networks in most of its divisions. More information may be found by visiting

    Source: Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc.