Robert Walls Jr has joined the Clear Channel Communications as executive vice president and general counsel based in San Antonio.
He joins from private equity firm Post Oak Energy Capital where he was a managing director and also a founding partner.
In his new role, Walls’s responsibility is to oversee Clear Channel’s legal and government affairs activities and report to Mark Mays, President and CEO.
Commenting on his new position, Walls said: “I am excited to join Clear Channel and work with Mark Mays and the management team at this formative time for the company. I look forward to being part of the effort to help guide the company’s key business initiatives, meet legal requirements, and manage government affairs.”
Walls has a strong background in energy, finance and international law having previously served as executive vice president and general counsel at Enron Corp and practised energy and finance law at Vinson & Elkins LLP.
Based in San Antonio, Texas, Clear Channel Communications is a global media and entertainment company specialising in mobile and on-demand entertainment and information services for local communities.