Company Overview of BBC Worldwide Limited
BBC Worldwide Limited invests in, commercializes, and showcases content from the BBC in the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and North America. It operates in Channels, Sales & Distribution, Consumer Products, Global Brands, and Content & Production segments. The Channels segment operates 34 international BBC-branded television (TV) channels; broadcasts programs made by the company and other independent providers; and manages the BBC iPlayer video-on-demand service. This segment serves 406 million homes through its international channel network. The Sales & Distribution segment engages in the sale and syndication of content across T...
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Key Executives for BBC Worldwide Limited
President and Managing Director of Sales & Distribution
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.
BBC Worldwide Limited Key Developments
BBC Worldwide Appoints Joel Churcher as VP and General Manager Africa, Starting in April
Mar 3 14
BBC Worldwide has appointed Joel Churcher as VP and general manager Africa, starting in April. The role was created in line with the reorganisation of BBC Worldwide last year from divisional to geographic lines of management. It is the second general manager appointment for the CEMA region following the appointment of Jacek Koskowski in 2011 as VP and general manager Poland, based in Warsaw. Based in Johannesburg, Joel will be responsible for strategy and business development across all BBC Worldwide businesses in the region, including TV and digital sales, production and format sales, licensing and publishing, Live Events and the daily management of the BBC branded channels portfolio available on DStv. Joel takes up his new position after a tenure as Account Director for BBC Worldwide Channels across the EMEA region, steering the advertising sales business in markets such as Norway, Poland and Italy, and latterly as Advertising Sales Director where he is responsible for advertising sales on all BBC branded channels in Western Europe and within the CEMA region, including South Africa. Prior to joining BBC Worldwide, Joel was Senior International Manager for IP Network, providing media solutions to large advertisers across the portfolio of terrestrial and digital channels within the RTL Group in 11 European markets.
BBC Worldwide Signs a Deal with KT to Launch a CBeebies SVoD Service on the 'KT olleh TV' Platform
Jan 29 14
BBC Worldwide has signed a deal with South Korean telecoms operator KT to launch a CBeebies SVoD service on the 'KT olleh TV' platform. This will give over 5 million KT olleh TV viewers access to the library of CBeebies programmes on their IPTV platform. The deal marks the second of such services in Asia for the CBeebies brand. The first was launched in China in June 2013.
BBC Worldwide Presents at The IBF Annual Corporate Venturing and Innovation Partnering Conference, Feb-12-2014 09:00 AM
Jan 22 14
BBC Worldwide Presents at The IBF Annual Corporate Venturing and Innovation Partnering Conference, Feb-12-2014 09:00 AM. Venue: The Island Hotel, 690 Newport Center Dr., Newport Beach, CA 92660, United States. Speakers: Jenny Fielding, Head of Digital Ventures.
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