Lamar Advertising Company, a leading owner of outdoor advertising and logo sign displays, announced that Sukhvinder Singh has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Technology and Innovation.
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Mr. Singh, 50, had served as Senior Vice President, Information Technology, at Host Hotels & Resorts (Nasdaq: HST), since January 2011, where as a member of the senior management team he led all technology strategy and implementation efforts for the S&P 500 company, the largest lodging REIT. Mr. Singh joined Host as Vice President, Information Technology, in 2003. He began his career with IBM Global Services.
At Lamar, Mr. Singh will oversee the technology platform enterprise-wide. He will work across the organization to integrate technology more deeply into daily operations to improve productivity and enhance engagement with customers.
“Innovation is ever more important in today’s world. Given his experience, Sukhvinder is the right person to help us utilize technology to gain better insights into our current business, tighten our bonds with our customers and grow into new areas such as programmatic advertising,” said Sean Reilly, Lamar’s Chief Executive Officer. “We are thrilled that he will be joining our team.”
Mr. Singh received a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering from Delhi College of Engineering in Delhi, India and Master of Science degrees in industrial engineering and computer science from Louisiana State University. He also completed the General Management Program at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
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