City Outdoor Media Announces Strategic Leadership Changes

City Outdoor Media Announces Strategic Leadership Changes

9th January 2024

City Outdoor Media, an Out of Home media owner known for its network of impressive large format digital screens, is pleased to announce leadership changes as part of its ongoing commitment to excellence and strategic growth.

Charlie Thorp, who has been serving as Managing Director, will now take on the pivotal role of CEO. Charlie has been instrumental in steering the company through successful initiatives, demonstrating exceptional leadership qualities, and his deep understanding of our industry make him the ideal candidate to steer City Outdoor into its next chapter of growth.

Simultaneously, we are excited to announce the promotion of Tess Thompson to the position of Managing Director. Tess has been an invaluable asset to City Outdoor, contributing 8 years of expertise in sales and client relationships. Her strategic vision and commitment to City Outdoor's values make her an ideal fit for this critical leadership role.

Additionally, City Outdoor appoints Tatiana Papaleo as International Sales Director. Based in Spain and Italy, Tatiana will be leading projects across Europe and spearheading the expansion of our international sales initiatives. With a background in film and an impressive career as a publicist for renowned personalities such as Jennifer Lopez, Chris Cornell, and Soundgarden, Tatiana brings a wealth of experience and a fresh perspective to our team. 

Steve Smith, Owner, City Outdoor adds: 
“Watching Tess and Charlie step up into these crucial roles has been a source of immense pride for me. Both have demonstrated unwavering dedication, exceptional leadership skills, and a deep understanding of our company's vision.
I have ultimate confidence in their abilities and I am confident they will navigate our company through continued success in the ever-evolving landscape of Out of Home.
This is an exciting chapter for City Outdoor, Tatiana’s addition to the team marks an exciting milestone as we continue to evolve and expand our reach. The future looks bright, and I am eager to see the positive impact they will all make in their new roles."