MIAMI, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Outdoor Advertising Association of America (OAAA) last night inducted Bill Murphy, CBS Outdoor executive vice president and national operations director, into the OAAA Hall of Fame for his years of service and dedication to the outdoor advertising industry. Murphy was presented with the award on the last evening of the 2011 OAAA/TAB National Convention & Trade Show in Miami Beach.
In his tenure at CBS Outdoor, Murphy has helped lead many important operational initiatives for the out-of-home media industry, including the transition to single sheet posters and recycling, improvements in lighting technology, and important safety enhancements. He is currently co-chair of the OAAA Committee to Address Responsible Environmental Solutions (CARES).
"Bill's steadfast commitment to out of home and his exceptional industry insight have made him a leader in his field," said Nancy Fletcher, OAAA president & CEO. "His keen sense of innovation and dedication to sustainability have been instrumental in helping to advance the outdoor advertising industry."
OAAA is the trade association for the nearly 800 outdoor advertising companies that make up 90 percent of the industry's revenue. For 120 years, the association has been dedicated to leading and uniting a responsible outdoor advertising industry that is committed to serving the needs of advertisers, consumers and communities. Outdoor advertising companies generate $6.1 billion annually in ad revenues and donate space to charitable organizations in excess of $400 million each year. For more information, please visit www.oaaa.org.
About CBS Outdoor
CBS Outdoor, a division of CBS Corporation (CBS.A and CBS), is one of the largest out-of-home media companies in the Americas (United States, Canada, Mexico and South America), and has a major presence across Europe in the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and China. With both traditional outdoor and transit advertising properties, this division gives advertisers both breadth of coverage across vast geographies and depth of coverage, providing multiple media opportunities in key markets. For more information, visit www.cbsoutdoor.com.
Contact: Jeremy Murphy
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