Peter Mathes is Independent Director of Outfront Media Inc. Mr. Mathes served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AsianMedia Group LLC from 2004 to September 2011. Prior to that, he served in various managerial roles, beginning in 1982 at Chris Craft/United Television Group, where he served as Executive Vice President from 1998 to 2001. In January 2012, AsianMedia Group LLC filed for reorganization under bankruptcy laws as a result of a significant decline in U.S. television spot advertising demand beginning in 2008, and, after selling its television stations, filed to liquidate its remaining assets. The case closed in July 2013. Mathes brings to the Board expertise in local and national advertising strategy and development.
OUTFRONT Media Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust in the United States and Canada. The company provides advertising space on out-of-home advertising structures and sites. Its portfolio primarily consists of billboard displays, which are principally located on the heavily traveled highways and roadways; and transit advertising displays operated under multi-year contracts with municipalities in various cities across the United States and Canada. The company also offers value-added services, such as pre-campaign category research, consumer insights, creative design support, print production, and post-campaign tracking and analytics. It primarily serves the retail, television, and healthcare/pharmaceutical industries. The company qualifies as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes. It generally would not be subject to federal corporate income taxes if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. The company was formerly known as CBS Outdoor Americas Inc. and changed its name to OUTFRONT Media Inc. in November 2014. OUTFRONT Media Inc. is based in New York, New York.