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Suzanne Grimes
Suzanne Grimes is leading the transformation of Clear Channel Outdoor North America into a dynamic media business that fully recognizes the potential of integrated digital and mobile marketing opportunities in out-of-home across the US and Canada. Suzanne heads the North American Executive Committee and is a member of Clear Channel Outdoor’s Global Leadership Group.

A highly regarded media executive with 25 years of industry experience, Suzanne brings a distinguished record of building and transforming leading businesses and brands. Suzanne previously served as President of the U.S. Lifestyle Communities group at Reader’s Digest Association, where she reshaped a multi-platform portfolio of assets including, Every Day with Rachael Ray and the Taste of Home family of brands. She also led the Reader’s Digest business units in Canada and India, and served on the Reader’s Digest Association Executive Committee.

Prior to Reader’s Digest, Suzanne spent a decade at Condé Nast, where she led the corporate sales team responsible for advertising sales across a portfolio of 30 powerful consumer magazine brands and related digital businesses. Earlier at Condé Nast, she served as vice president and publisher of Women’s Sports & Fitness, Allure and Glamour magazines. Before Condé Nast, Suzanne served at News Corp as senior vice president and publisher of TV Guide, expanding their local advertising proposition to attract sophisticated national advertising partners. She also sat on the Executive Committee that transformed TV Guide magazine into a multi-platform resource for consumers.

Suzanne currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Outdoor Advertising Association of America (OAAA). Suzanne has been the recipient of a number of industry accolades including AdAge’s Women to Watch, Folio 500: Brightest Lights, and Irish American Business 100.

Entries by Suzanne Grimes

The Girls' Lounge Takes Cannes with Confidence

(0) Comments | Posted June 27, 2014 | 7:09 AM

The annual Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is a spectacular display of the world's best advertising, with an overlay of seminars, meetings, networking, parties, intimate dinners and not-so-intimate dinners. It is the place to be. And in some moments, it's a place that makes you want to hide away...

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The Reverse Mentorship

(0) Comments | Posted June 26, 2014 | 3:22 PM

If you're ambitious, your career path will include plenty of sharp inclines, difficult decisions and mines buried in the road. Learning the hard way is the road most travelled, but the path can be less treacherous with the help of a well-sourced guide.

My first mentor was my father,...

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Sex Trafficking at the Super Bowl? It's a Problem Every Day

(0) Comments | Posted January 31, 2014 | 8:34 AM

How many times have you walked past a small massage business without any thought to what might actually be happening behind the opaque doorway and the glowing sign welcoming patrons? Have you ever given thought to the working conditions of the people washing the dishes at the restaurant you dined...

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The Game-Changing Ladies at CES

(0) Comments | Posted January 15, 2014 | 5:44 PM

While "booth babes" certainly received the lion's share of attention and eyeballs at International CES last week, it was the ladies who created The Ipsos Girls' Lounge who continue to change the game. Begun almost exactly a year ago at CES 2013, the Girls' Lounge has welcomed more than 1700...

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Five Resolutions for Out-of-Home to Kickstart the Year

(1) Comments | Posted December 23, 2013 | 9:22 PM

In 2013, the Out-of-Home industry consecutively grew each quarter, extending the upward streak begun in 2010. Advertising technologies barely possible a year ago -- NFC and geo-fencing -- became tangible elements in engaging media campaigns. As the physical and digital worlds continue to blur, Out-of-Home stands ready to break the...

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Suzanne Grimes

(0) Comments | Posted September 24, 2013 | 4:32 PM

The world's top advertising and marketing luminaries, whose vision and creativity have showcased and built brands, are converging in New York City for the 10th Anniversary of Advertising Week.

These intrepid minds will debate and discuss the current and future state of advertising while exploring how to continue engaging consumers...

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