Jamie Ball is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of ELAN Media, a leading regional media company that drives innovation and excellence in the advertising sector and is specialized in crafting innovative communication and advertising experiences across multiple platforms.
In his role, Ball manages the sales functions of ELAN Media’s offices and leads the organization’s business development and strategic growth, as well as holding responsibility for the company’s sales operations, outdoor operations and research functions.
Prior to assuming the role of COO, Jamie Ball was the Chief Media Officer for ELAN, where he led on all local and pan-MENA media sales, including online and digital, TV, radio, cinema and outdoor advertising.
With more than 20 years of experience in the media sector, encompassing terrestrial and multi-channel TV as well as traditional, online and digital out-of-home advertising, Ball has spearheaded ELAN Media’s business development and digital innovation drive.
In the early days of Ball’s career, he was Sales Controller at ITV, the largest commercial TV operator in the UK. Following this he was Managing Director of Avanti Screen media, and Sales Director with the UK’s leading destination media specialist, Brandspace, who own the media rights to shopping malls, airports, key London icons, retail environments and sports & leisure venues.
Jamie Ball has a BA in History from the University of Winchester, UK.