Bill Derrenger is Regional Vice President for Clear Channel Outdoor's Southern European region, where he oversees Spain, Italy and Poland.
Just prior to joining Clear Channel, he ran the advertising division of one of Spain’s largest media groups, Grupo PRISA. Previously, Bill worked at Kellogg’s as CEO of Spain and Portugal, after formerly holding the position of CEO for the Caribbean and Director of Global Strategy.
Bill has worked in more than 10 countries worldwide over the course of 25 years, and has spent 15 years leading businesses at CEO level. He was born in Boston in 1967, raised in Montana and graduated from the University of Chicago in 1990. He began his international career as a strategy consultant at Monitor Company, founded by Harvard’s strategy guru, Professor Michael Porter.
A speaker at Thinking Heads, he has worked as Associate Professor at various universities and as a non-executive director. He is also the President of AMPE, the Spanish Association of Advertising Media, a member of the board of the PRODIS Foundation and the protectorate of the Spanish Royal Theatre.
He lives and works in Spain with his Spanish wife and three daughters.