Former Capital and Bauer Radio executive Mike Huston has been appointed as Commercial Director at Ocean Broadcasting in the Canary Islands.
Mike previous roles include Sales Director at Capital Radio, Acting MD at Invicta FM and Capital’s Regional Sales Director for the South. He then spent more than two years as Regional Sales Director at KMFM and later worked for GTN before joining Bauer.
He was appointed as Station Director for Island FM in Guernsey in 2011.
Louise Pagram, Managing Director, commented “We are really excited to welcome Mike on board with a wealth of experience in the radio industry he will help us grow th brand and manage and expand our sales teams both in the Uk and abroad.”
Mike Huston added: “In a busy radio landscape Ocean have not one but two very distinctive targeted premium radio brands, Ocean Radio and Ocean Gold.
“Both stations have a highly impressive line-up of presenters and the team at Ocean have very ambitious plans and I am thrilled to join such a talented and vibrant team and look forward to making waves with these stations!”
Ocean Gold recently launched on FM, targeting expats living in the area and holiday makers predominantly 40 plus.
Sister station Ocean Radio is due to launch on March the 15th and targets 25-35 year old holiday makers in the Canaries.