Clear Channel Ireland (CCI) managing director Terry Buckley has been appointed as a non-executive director of Independent News & Media (INM). The INM board now has six members. Buckley, who took charge at CCI in 1997, is on the council of patrons of Special Olympics Ireland, which is chaired by Denis O’Brien, INM’s biggest shareholder. He was previously marketing director of Allegro and worked with Jerry Liston at United Drug.
He is a board member of the Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland (ASAI) and a founder of Rockall Technologies collateral management software. He has an MBA from the UCD Smurfit School of Business. CCI brands include Adshel panels, More O’Ferrall billboards and the Adboxes used for newspaper deliveries when shops are closed or busy. CCI also sells space at the Aviva Stadium and Leopardstown Racecourse.