Alight Media appoints Daran Akintola as account director

Daran brings over eight years of OOH and media experience

12 August 2021: Alight Media, the UK’s fastest growing out-of-home media owner, has today announced the expansion of its National Sales team with the hire of a new Account Director. Daran Akintola has joined this week to champion OOH across WPP’s GroupM agencies, reporting to Ged Glover, Chief Revenue Officer at Alight Media.

Daran has extensive out-of-home experience, having spent more than four years as Business Director at large format OOH media owner, blowUP media. Prior to that, he spent nearly three years at JCDecaux working as part of its small format team.

Ged Glover, Chief Revenue Officer, Alight Media, said: “Due to the accelerated growth of our high-quality OOH network, we need to attract the very best talent. Daran brings a brilliant mixture of industry experience, knowledge and passion for OOH to the team. I’m really looking forward to working with him to further grow our business following our expansion to deliver a truly national offering for advertisers.

Daran Akintola, Account Director, Alight Media, said: “Joining Alight Media means working at a company that is growing at a really fast pace, with a very experienced team. Alight Media offers locations that provide a real point of difference in targeting under-served audiences. It’s really exciting to be involved and join this awesome journey!”

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