Changes at Townsquare Start with Berkett


Alex BerkettThere have been a number of promotions at Townsquare Media, which just celebrated its first year as a successful publicly-traded company. But perhaps the biggest news is the exit of key exec Alex Berkett.

Berkett, who held down the role of Executive Vice President, Business Development and Mergers & Acquisitions, is exiting to pursue other opportunities.

“Alex has been invaluable to our Company and to me during his more than five year tenure at Townsquare. We thank Alex for his contributions and wish him well in his new position,” said CEO Steven Price.

Joining the company:
* Christopher Kitchen as Executive Vice President and General Counsel.

“We are thrilled to have such a talented lawyer join our Company. Christopher has worked with us since the inception of our Company, giving him insight into our operations, and will make a great addition to our senior management team,” said Price.

Among the promoted are:
* Claire Yenicay (Messner), promoted to Executive Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications.
* Michael Josephs, promoted to Executive Vice President, Business Development and Mergers & Acquisitions.
* Scott Schatz, promoted to Executive Vice President, Finance, Operations & Technology

Price said, “We are also excited to announce the elevations of Claire, Michael and Scott to more senior roles within the Company. Together, these announcements position the Company well to tackle the rich opportunities in front of us, both organically and strategically.”