Board & Management

William Yde III

William Yde III

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

William Yde III has 33 years of experience in the radio and media industry.

Bill co-founded ATN in 1997, later co-founding Global Traffic Network and has served as chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President since its inception in 2005.

Prior to forming ATN, Bill founded Wisconsin Information Systems, Inc. (trading as the Milwaukee Traffic Network) in 1994, and expanded its operations to create traffic networks in Milwaukee, Oklahoma City, Omaha and Albuquerque before the business was sold to Metro Networks, Inc. (now part of iHeartMedia, Inc.).

Bill holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Indiana University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Mark Anderson

Mark Anderson

Non-independent Non-Executive Director

Mark Anderson has over 15 years of experience in the private equity and finance industry.

Mark is currently a Managing Director of GTCR and has been a director of Global Traffic Network for four years.

In addition to Global Traffic Network, he is currently a director on the boards of CAMP Systems, Cision, IQNavigator, Lytx and XIFIN.

Mark holds a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia.

David Ryan AO

David Ryan AO

Independent Non-Executive Director and chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee

David Ryan AO has over 40 years of experience in commercial banking, investment banking and operational business management.

David has been a non-executive director on the board of Lend Lease since 2004, where he serves as the chairman of the Risk Management and Audit Committee and a member of the People and Culture Committee and the Nomination Committee. David is also currently a director of First American Title Insurance Company of Australia Pty Ltd, a director of First Mortgage Services Pty Ltd and a director of Sunshine Coast Destination Limited.

David has previously held positions as a non-executive director of Aston Resources from 2011 until its merger with Whitehaven Coal and as non-executive chairman of Transurban Holdings (appointed director in 2003, chairman in 2007, and resigned in 2010). David served as nonexecutive chairman of ABC Learning Centres Limited (administrators appointed, receivers and managers appointed) (appointed director in June 2003 and chairman in May 2007).

David holds a Bachelor of Business from the University of Technology, Sydney and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and of CPA Australia.

Robert Loewenthal

Robert Loewenthal

Independent Non-Executive Director and chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Robert Loewenthal has over 10 years of experience in the radio industry.

He currently operates private corporate advisory and consulting business, Free Trade Hall, and is the founder of the Whooshkaa Podcasting Platform. Robert is also a director of the Media Industry Charity, 'Unltd'.

Robert formerly held the role of Managing Director of Macquarie Radio Network, where he had previously acted as Chief Operating Officer and company secretary.

Robert is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from The University of Sydney.

Scott Cody

Scott Cody

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer

Scott Cody has 28 years of experience in the radio media industry.

Scott is currently the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Global Traffic Network after joining in 2005.

Prior to joining Global Traffic Network, Scott held various positions with Metro Networks, Inc./ Westwood One, serving as Vice President of Finance from 1997 to 2002 and Senior Vice President of Business Development from 2002 to 2005.

Prior to joining Metro Networks, Inc./ Westwood One, Scott was Vice President of Finance for Tele-Media Broadcasting Company.

Scott graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Finance from Juniata College.

Gary Worobow

Gary Worobow

Executive Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs

Gary Worobow has over 20 years of experience in the radio and media industry.

Gary is currently the Executive Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs of Global Traffic Network after joining in 2009. He was previously a member of the Global Traffic Network Board from 2006 to 2009.

Prior to joining GTN, Gary served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Five S Capital Management, Inc. from 2006 to 2009, as Executive Vice President, Business Affairs and Business Development for Westwood One, Inc. from 2003 to 2006, and as Senior Vice President and General Counsel from 1999 to 2002.

Gary was a founder and the General Counsel of Columbus Capital Partners, and has held the positions of Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Board Member for Metro Networks, Inc. from 1995 to 1999.

Gary holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Rochester, a Masters of Business Administration from the Simon School, University of Rochester and a Juris Doctor from the Fordham Law School.

Christopher Thornton

Christopher Thornton

National Sales Director ATN

Chris Thornton has over 25 years of experience in the radio, media and sales industries.

Chris is currently the National Sales Director for ATN after joining in 2005.

Prior to joining Global Traffic Network, Chris held positions as a National Agency Sales Manager for the Macquarie Radio Network and a Senior Account Manager for Southern Cross Radio.

Chris obtained a Marketing Certificate from TAFE NSW, a Graduate Certificate in Management and a Masters of Business Administration from the Australian Institute of Business.

Victor Lorusso

Victor Lorusso

Chief Operations Manager ATN

Vic Lorusso has over 17 years of experience in the media industry, all of those with ATN in various operational and management positions.

Vic is currently the Chief Operations Manager for ATN after joining in 1999.

Vic is also an airborne traffic reporter for the Ten Network and various radio stations. In addition to his role with Global Traffic Network, Vic is associated with a number of charities throughout the country including the Variety Children’s Charity, Redkite, Miracle Babies Foundation, Diabetes Association NSW, Cure Cancer Foundation and the Special Olympics Foundation.

Vic obtained a Business Licence for Real Estate.

John Quinn

John Quinn

Chief Operating Officer UKTN

John Quinn has over 30 years of experience in the radio and media industry.

John is currently the Chief Operating Officer of Global Traffic Network's United Kingdom operations after joining Global Traffic Network in 2009 following Global Traffic Network's acquisition of UBC Media's commercial division.

Prior to the acquisition, John was the Chief Operating Officer and a director of UBC Media (a company listed on AIM, a sub-market of the London Stock Exchange) and has held numerous other sales and management positions within the United Kingdom commercial radio industry.

Lee Sibian

Lee Sibian

President and Executive Vice-President Sales CTN

Lannie Sibian has over 30 years of experience working in the radio and advertising industries.

Lannie joined Global Traffic Network in 2012 as President and Executive Vice-President of Sales for CTN.

Prior to joining Global Traffic Network, Lannie was General Sales Manager at Rogers Broadcasting between 2001 and 2012 and previously held senior sales positions at Standard Broadcasting Ltd., Rawlco Communications and Rogers Media.

Lannie holds an Executive Masters of Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario, Richard Ivey School of Business.

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ATN

ATN commenced operations in 1997 and is now one of the largest broadcast media advertising platforms in Australia by audience reach, covering 32 markets and the majority of the country's population.

CTN

CTN commenced operations in 2005 and is now one of the largest broadcast media advertising platforms in Canada by audience reach, covering 14.3 million radio listeners and 8.4 million television viewers.

UKTN

UKTN commenced operations in 2007 and is now one of the largest broadcast media advertising platforms by audience reach in the United Kingdom, covering all markets and reaching 27.6 million commercial radio listeners.

BTN

BTN is currently the sole provider of third party traffic reporting to radio broadcasters in Brazil. Since entering the market in 2011, BTN has grown to cover approximately 35 radio stations across three major metropolitan markets, being Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte.

USTN

With expertise in collecting and disseminating Traffic information in audio and video format to over 1,100 Radio & Television stations, the United States Traffic Network's products provide advertisers with effective campaigns to deliver on brand and product objectives.