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Infinity Sees Shakeup At The Top

Infinity Sees Shakeup At The Top

Infinity Broadcasting has appointed three new executives to oversee its radio stations in the eastern, central and western regions of the country. Ken O’Keefe, Brian Ongaro and Clancy Woods will assume oversight of the three regions, all reporting to Infinity President/CEO John Fullam.
O’Keefe has been named Executive Vice President, Eastern Region. Ongaro has been named Senior Vice President, Central Region, and Woods has been named Senior Vice President, Western Region. Fullam will continue to oversee Infinity stations in the New York and Los Angeles markets.
“We are very pleased to have these three talented radio executives join us as we continue to seek to grow the company and its share of the market,” Fullam said. The appointments, he said, also mark a reorganization of the company’s regional management to achieve a more cohesive geographic approach to running the stations.
David Pearlman, Bill Figenshu and Don Bouloukos, who previously oversaw regional operations for Infinity Broadcasting, are leaving the company to pursue other opportunities.
O’Keefe was most recently President/CEO of NewVen Partners, LLC, a private investment and consulting firm specializing in the media and telecommunications industries. Previously, O’Keefe was President/COO of the Clear Channel Radio Group. Before that, O’Keefe was President/COO of AMFM, Inc., which was later merged with Clear Channel. He also served as EVP of the Chancellor Media Corporation (1997-1999) following the company’s merger with Evergreen Media, where he served as Executive Vice President – Operations (1996-1997).
Woods was most recently Vice President/Market Manager for Infinity Broadcasting’s Phoenix stations, with oversight of FM stations KOOL, KZON and KMLE. Previously, he was Vice President/Market Manager for AMFM, Inc.’s Phoenix radio stations. Woods has also served as a Vice President for Nationwide Communications, where he oversaw radio stations in Houston, Dallas, Phoenix, Las Vegas, San Diego and Seattle; and general manager of Shamrock Broadcasting’s WFOX Atlanta and WHTZ New York.
Ongaro is a 20-year broadcasting veteran who recently served as EVP/Market Manager for AMFM, Inc.. Before that, he was EVP/Market Manager for Chancellor Media.