Gotterup has held various roles in the out-of-home (OOH), entertainment and retail/transit media industries. As senior vice president of Global Brand Ventures for five years, Gotterup led the group that was responsible for connecting global brands to the hundreds of millions of Westfield Corp. shoppers with effective, relevant and interactive media experiences, according to his new company. Prior to that, he was the executive vice president of business development at Kinetic Worldwide, the world’s largest planner and buyer of OOH media. Prior to Kinetic, he was a managing director at WebAds and CEO of Litelogic Inc. Gotterup began his career as one of the original employees of MovieFone and then became senior vice president and general manager of Clearview Cinemas.
In his new role with Clear Channel Airports, Gotterup will identify potential new business relationships and deepen existing partnerships to achieve revenue performance goals and drive growth for the division. In addition to being responsible for the profit-and-loss and capital budget of CCA, Gotterup will oversee all business functions and secure high-level agency and advertiser meetings.
CCA has been on a roll of late, according to the company. In just the last 16 months CCA has announced significant new partnerships and concession renewals to provide comprehensive media programs with advanced digital capabilities to airports, including, Washington Dulles International Airport, Reagan National Airport, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Punta Cana International Airport, Austin Bergstrom, Atlanta-Hartsfield International Airport, Nashville International Airport, Honolulu International Airport and Santa Barbara Airport. Other major airport partnerships include Chicago O’Hare and Denver International-two of the nation’s Top 5 busiest airports.
“This is an exciting time to join Clear Channel Airports and I am honored to take on the role as president to further establish the company’s position as the leading provider of the most cutting edge advertising solutions to airports all over the world,” says Gotterup. “CCA has greatly enhanced the customer journey for airport passengers with its engaging, unique and first-in-class digital media networks, and I am looking forward to leading this extraordinarily talented team to even greater success.”