Steve Mills Named iHeartMedia’s Chief Information Officer

Steve Mills Named iHeartMedia’s Chief Information Officer
NEW YORK, N.Y. – October 5, 2015 – iHeartMedia, Inc. announced today that Steve Mills has joined the company as its Chief Information Officer. Mills, previously Chief Information Officer at Motorola Mobility, will report to Richard J. Bressler, iHeartMedia, Inc.’s President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer.
In this new role, Mills will oversee all aspects of the information technology structure for both iHeartMedia and Clear Channel Outdoor, working closely with all its businesses and divisions to ensure the alignment and optimization of the company’s overall technology systems with the business priorities of its multiplatform assets, which include 858 broadcast radio stations reaching more than 245 million consumers monthly; iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s free leading all-in-one digital music and streaming radio service with more than 70 million registered users, 600 million app downloads and 87 million monthly digital uniques; more than 75 million social media followers across the network; nationally-recognized marquee live events; and Clear Channel Outdoor’s digital platform, which now offers over 950 digital billboards across 37 U.S. markets.
“Steve has a proven track record delivering extraordinary results for some of the most well-known mobile and telecommunications companies,” said Bressler. “At a time when iHeartMedia, Inc. is placing increasing emphasis on technology solutions – everything from programmatic advertising to data collection and analysis -- Steve’s expansive background in driving new innovation via social networks, Big Data and apps makes him a perfect match for our company as we continue to transform and expand our technology framework to benefit both our businesses and our partners.”
“I’m thrilled to be joining a company with the unparalleled brand and scale of iHeartMedia,” said Mills. “I’m looking forward to using my expertise to expand iHeartMedia’s position as the nation’s leading multiplatform media company.”
Mills has over 30 years of experience in information technology, enterprise systems and software engineering. In addition to his role as Chief Information Officer for Motorola, Mills also previously served as Chief Information Officer of leading cloud hosting solutions provider Rackspace Hosting as well as executive positions at T-Mobile, BearingPoint, and Intelligent Technologies. Mills holds a PhD in Computer Science from Southern Methodist University.

About iHeartMedia, Inc.

iHeartMedia (NASDAQ: IHRT) is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month. It consists of three business groups.

With its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, the iHeartMedia Multiplatform Group has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. Its leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms, including more than 860 live broadcast stations in over 160 markets nationwide; its National Sales organization; and the company’s live and virtual events business. It also includes Premiere Networks, the industry’s largest Networks business, with its Total Traffic and Weather Network (TTWN); and BIN: Black Information Network, the first and only 24/7 national and local all news audio service for the Black community. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics, targeting and attribution for its marketing partners with its SmartAudio suite of data targeting and attribution products using data from its massive consumer base.

The iHeartMedia Digital Audio Group includes the company’s fast-growing podcasting business -- iHeartMedia is the number one podcast publisher in downloads, unique listeners, revenue and earnings -- as well as its industry-leading iHeartRadio digital service, available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices; the company’s digital sites, newsletters, digital services and programs; its digital advertising technology companies; and its audio industry-leading social media footprint.

The company’s Audio & Media Services reportable segment includes Katz Media Group, the nation’s largest media representation company, and RCS, the world's leading provider of broadcast and webcast software.

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