San Antonio - Apr 20, 2009 - Clear Channel Radio appointed Vishal Sharma to senior vice president, strategic initiatives. In this newly created position, Sharma will lead the development and implementation of Clear Channel Radio's strategic initiatives and company-wide transformation efforts.
Sharma joins Clear Channel from The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he consulted for clients in the technology, media and telecom, construction and engineering and travel sectors, among others. Prior to BCG, Sharma held various operating roles focused on project management, manufacturing operations and sales.
Sharma holds an MBA from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, where he was elected an Edward Tuck Scholar. He also holds a B. Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, where he graduated at the top of his class.
Clear Channel recently went through another round of employee layoffs across the company.