Australia – Global Out-of-Home media company JCDecaux in Australia has announced the promotion of Oliver Newton, former general manager of sales, to chief sales officer.
Newton brings with him 15 years of experience in the sales industry. He has previously worked as the business development manager for JCDecaux UK in 2016, and thereafter, worked as the general manager of sales for JCDEcaux Australia in 2010. In his new role, Newton will be leading the JCDecaux agency and direct sales teams across Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane, as well as Adelaide, and Perth. He will also be driving deeper engagement with media agencies and advertising partners in an increasingly progressive Out-of-Home marketplace.
Furthermore, Newton will be responsible for recognizing the breadth of customers that partner with JCDecaux. He will grow advertiser and direct advertiser relationships, as well as taking overall responsibility for the JCDecaux Nurture, a program that aims to provide support for Australian start-ups.
Commenting on his promotion, Newton said, “I am incredibly honored to take on the role of chief sales officer, ensuring that we deliver exceptional client service and have customer success at the heart of everything we do. We have a fantastic sales team across Australia at JCDecaux and I look forward to leading them to greater success.”
Meanwhile, Max Eburne, the chief commercial officer of JCDecaux, said, “Olly is a passionate and dedicated sales leader with 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 continue JCDecaux’s success in realizing the amazing opportunities that lie ahead of us.”
The company said that the promotion is part of a suite of initiatives to ensure that customer success is at the heart of JCDecaux, strengthening areas of the business to deliver ‘unrivaled’ customer experience and drive positive business outcomes for brands.