bazil lauryssenFollowing the appointment by Clear Channel Outdoor Inc. of Barry Sayer as Regional President for the United Kingdom, Ireland and Africa, Clear Channel Outdoor Inc. and Independent News and Media SA (Pty) Ltd. have appointed Bazil Lauryssen as Managing Director of Clear Channel Independent, their outdoor advertising partnership in South Africa and 12 other countries of sub-Saharan Africa.

Bazil previously served as Managing Director of Clear Channel Outdoor SA, the South African division of Clear Channel Independent (Pty) Ltd. and has been with the company since June 1997. Bazil has also served 3 terms as Chairman of OHMSA (The Out of Home Media Association of South Africa).