Cox Moves Lindahl to V.P. Digital
February 3, 2011 - Cox Media Group has formed a unified Digital and Strategy team. CMG Vice President, Digital, Gregg Lindahl will lead this new team and has been promoted to CMG Senior Vice President of Digital and Strategy. In this new role, Lindahl will work closely with CMG's Group Vice Presidents, General Managers and Publishers to provide strategic initiative leadership, coordination and solutions for CMG's existing portfolio. He will also continue to work on developing digital media businesses that leverage CMG core brands and new, transformative ones to keep pace with a rapidly evolving media landscape. Lindahl will report to CMG Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Neil Johnston.
"I am honored to serve CMG at a unique time in its history, merging digital and strategy for leverage across markets and in service of all our various properties," said Lindahl. "Doing so will let us compete, thrive and win as a new kind of media company."
Before becoming CMG VP, Digital, Gregg Lindahl served as Cox Radio's Vice President for Interactive and New Technologies, and served as President and COO of two Cox Enterprises division ventures in the interactive and the consumer market research space. He led Cox Radio to become the first radio company to stream all of its stations and display meta-data from the broadcast on its web sites, mobile sites and radio displays. Recently, he authored and executed the business plan to bring seven disparate digital initiatives together to produce a revolutionary media content management and distribution system, which is making its debut in 2011.
Cox has 86 Radio stations among a host of other properties.