Mike Saunter is CFO for Clear Channel International (CCI) – the international business division of Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings (NYSE: CCO).
An experienced international commercial leader of over 25 years, Mike leads the finance function across CCI’s 22 markets spanning Asia, Europe and Latin America. As a member of CCI’s Executive Leadership Committee, Mike is central to developing the group’s strategic and operational digital transformation plans, and prioritising investment opportunities.
Mike recently joined CCI from creative agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH), where he was Global Chief Financial Officer. He has a rigorous finance background in budgeting, reporting, controls, tax and treasury, investor relations and refinancing – particularly in creative businesses facing transformational challenges driven by technology. Having begun his career at KPMG, his former roles include COO of US ad-agency Crispin, Porter+Bogusky, CFO for Warner Music International and UK, and various financial leadership positions at EMI Group.
Mike is a qualified chartered accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). He is currently a non-executive director of OSTC, a private global financial trading company.