He’s been the Chief Financial Officer at such radio station ownership groups as Cumulus Media and the former Lincoln Financial Media.
Now, he’s the EVP/CFO of Cox Media Group.
Getting the role is Joseph P. “J.P.” Hannan, and arrives from from AutoWeb, a full-service marketing organization for dealers and manufacturers, where he served as EVP/CFO for the past two years.
“We are thrilled to have such an accomplished financial leader like J.P. joining our CMG leadership team,” said CMG President/CEO Dan York. “J.P. is a seasoned executive with decades of highly diverse, very hands-on operational experience in media as a Chief Financial Officer with companies ranging from start-up and turnaround environments to large scale, publicly traded enterprises. His proven and unmatched expertise will serve us well, as we lead CMG in the next phase of our growth.”
Hannan added, “This is an exciting time to be joining CMG and I am energized by the potential for enhanced growth and value creation given the well-respected and dynamic content, products and people CMG is known for. I look forward to working with the team to drive a clear focus on delivering strong results that will help CMG continue to grow and gather momentum as an innovative industry leader that is shaping the future of media.”
Hannan began his career with privately held Lambert Television, serving as both COO and CFO while there.
Hannan currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Chrysalis Fund Inc., and is a National Voting Member of the Emmy Awards for the Academy of Television, Arts & Sciences.
He is a former committee delegate of the Radio Music License Committee.