New York - Feb 26, 2009 - Arbitron has realigned the company's executive staff by creating three new executive positions that report to Michael Skarzynski, president and CEO. Arbitron is seeking candidates to fill these positions.
Executive vice president, customer solutions - responsible for survey research methods and product management as well as for developing improvements to existing services for the radio industry and new multimedia services for domestic and international markets.
Executive vice president, strategy and business development - responsible for originating, executing and integrating business partnerships, acquisitions, joint ventures, licensing arrangements and strategic investments.
Executive vice president, chief marketing officer - responsible for marketing, communications and brand.
The positions of president, sales and marketing and president, technology, research and development-have been eliminated. Pierre Bouvard, previously president, sales and marketing, has been named to the new position of executive vice president, sales. Owen Charlebois, formerly president, technology, research and development, has decided to leave Arbitron. He will leave the company on March 22, 2009.