John Quinn, current commercial director at UBC Media has been appointed to the newly created position of chief operating officer. The move will allow group CEO Simon Cole to focus all of his energies on the launch of Cliq.
Cliqâ„¢ is UBC’s new digital download service allowing radio listeners to buy songs as they hear them. The company recently announced that it would launch Cliq on December 3rd. At the same time, Matthew Honey, after 15 years with the company, has been granted an unpaid sabbatical and will step down from the Board whilst he is away.
UBC is the largest independent producer of radio programming for the BBC and is also part of the MXR Regional Multiplex consortium and the 4Digital National Multiplex consortium.