Enrique Ruiz, New Managing Director of CBS Outdoor Spain
Enrique Ruiz Martín, until now Managing Director of Iberia Coleman, belonging to the Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH) and owner of leading brands in outdoor like Coleman ®, Campingaz ® and Sevylor ® - has joined CBS Outdoor Spain as the new Managing Director.
With this appointment, the outdoor advertising company reinforces its management structure in Spain. According to Antonio Alonso, Chief Executive Officer of CBS Outdoor International,
“the new Managing Director for Spain will give a decisive boost to our business growth, leading the organization to grown again within the Spanish market. Due to the recent appointment of Pablo Gonzalez as Managing Director of CBS Outdoor in France - role compatible with his position as Chief Sales Officer CBS Outdoor International – and myself devoted to the International Management, we needed to complete the structure in Spain, and nobody else better than Enrique Ruiz for this. We are really pleased he has taken the decision to join our project”.
Following the announcement, Alonso has also wanted to show his gratitude to Enrique del Ocio for the work he has delivered so far as Deputy Managing Director: “I would like to thanks to Enrique for managing the transition successfully; now he has to be focused on Franchise and Operations Director role, a key position in the company when developing our assets”
From his side, Enrique Ruiz comes to CBS Outdoor Spain with more than 15 years of experience in delivering solutions to cross-industry clients, such as those in the Retail, Telecommunications, Service and Technology sectors including the development of digital outdoor advertising circuits. Leader and excellent communicator, Enrique has been in charge of companies like MTactics Wireless-leading company in the field of mobile applications for SMEs-, Coverlink – Consulting and Software Development company- and Airtel Mobile (now Vodafone Spain) amongst others, in all of them he has showed his outstanding Sales and Marketing capabilities in key strategic positions.
The newly appointed Managing Director of CBS Outdoor Spain has a degree in Marketing by ESIC (Business Management and Marketing School) and Master in Business Administration at Humberside & Lincolnshire University (UK - Madrid). Ruiz regularly collaborates on radio and TV programs related to Telecommunications and New Technologies, speaks at conferences and seminars and it is also official teacher at AEDE Business School (Madrid).