Member Profile: Scott Wells, CEO, Clear Channel Outdoor

Scott Wells leads Clear Channel Outdoor, which reaches more than half a billion people in more than 40 countries on five continents each month.

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Scott Wells is Chief Executive Officer of Clear Channel Outdoor Americas, which includes out of home advertising businesses in the U.S., Canada, and LatAm, including Clear Channel Airports. Wells is responsible for vision and strategy across all functions, ensuring Clear Channel Outdoor Americas’ premium locations and increasingly digital technologies help solve marketing challenges for national and local advertising clients. Wells joined Clear Channel Outdoor from Bain Capital, where he served as an Operating Partner. Prior to his appointment as CEO, Wells served in interim executive leadership roles at the Clear Channel Outdoor in the U.S. and internationally as part of his responsibilities at Bain Capital, a stakeholder in Clear Channel Outdoor. Wells also served on the Board of Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings from 2008 to 2015. Prior to joining Bain Capital, Wells held executive roles at Dell, Bain & Co., and AT&T. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of The Achievement Network, the Outdoor Advertising Association of America, and the Ad Council.


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