Antonio Alonso was named Chief Executive Officer of CBS Outdoor International in August 2009. Mr. Alonso previously served as Chief Development Officer for the company, responsible for assets and development for all international markets. Mr. Alonso oversees the company's international portfolio of outdoor businesses, including the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Italy, Netherlands, Spain and mainland China. He played a key role in managing CBS Outdoor's 2008 acquisition of the International Outdoor Advertising Group, the leading out-of-home advertising company in South America with more than 17,000 advertising faces in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay. The addition made CBS Outdoor a leader in the fast-growing South American marketplace.
Mr. Alonso graduated has a law degree and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) by the Instituto de Empresa (IE) of Madrid.