Beasley Broadcast Group founder and CEO George Beasley is taking a medical leave of absence.
The company said it begins immediately.
Company EVP/CFO Caroline Beasley will assume the CEO duties during her father’s leave.
George Beasley will remain chairman of the board of directors.
Bruce Beasley remains president, chief operating officer and director of the company while Brian Beasley remains vice president of operations and director.
Caroline Beasley said her father’s “passion for radio and entrepreneurial spirit have made a positive and lasting impact on the industry and in the development and long-term success of Beasley Broadcast group. On behalf of company employees, family, friends and business associates, our heartfelt thoughts are with George during his medical leave. Out of respect, we will be honoring his request for privacy and will not be commenting further on his condition at this time.”