BBC Worldwide Bolsters Ad Sales Team; Appoints Dawn Williamson to SVP, Advertising Sales, and Tim Wastney to VP, Advertising Sales

Posted by on Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 in

New York, NY – BBC Worldwide North America announced today the appointment of Dawn Williamson to Senior Vice President, Advertising Sales and Tim Wastney to Vice President, Advertising Sales to bolster the ad sales division based in the U.S. and Canada. Williamson, who will be based in New York, will be responsible for the delivery of…

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BBC Worldwide Announces Jane Tranter Leaving/Matt Forde Appointment

Posted by on Monday, July 6th, 2015 in

Los Angeles, CA – BBC Worldwide North America, the commercial arm of the BBC operating in the U.S. and Canada, today announced Jane Tranter, Head of BBC Worldwide Productions and Adjacent Productions, will step down from her position effective August 14, 2015.  She will be succeeded by Matt Forde, current EVP, TV Sales & Digital…

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Susana Voets Joins BBC Worldwide Productions and Adjacent Productions as Vice President, Communications

Posted by on Monday, June 15th, 2015 in

Los Angeles, CA – BBC Worldwide North America announced today the appointment of Susana Voets to the role of Vice President, Communications for BBC Worldwide Productions and Adjacent Productions, the production arms of BBC Worldwide North America.  Based in Los Angeles, Voets will report to Christine Black, SVP, Communications & Events for BBC Worldwide North…

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Herb Scannell to Conclude Successful Tenure as President, BBC Worldwide North America; Ann Sarnoff Promoted to Succeed Scannell

Posted by on Thursday, May 21st, 2015 in

New York, NY – BBC Worldwide today announced Herb Scannell has decided to step down as President, BBC Worldwide North America and Ann Sarnoff, currently COO, BBC Worldwide North America has been promoted to the position.  Scannell will turn over day-to-day operations to Sarnoff on August 1, 2015, but will remain with the company through…

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Sandra Mackechnie Joins BBC Worldwide North America as Vice President, Digital Ad Sales, Canada

Posted by on Monday, April 27th, 2015 in

Toronto, Canada – BBC Worldwide North America announced today the appointment of Sandra Mackechnie to the position of Vice President, Digital Ad Sales for BBC.com, Canada. Based in Toronto, Mackechnie will be responsible for generating new business and expanding the existing business across a number of digital platforms and custom creative solution opportunities. She will…

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BBC Worldwide North America Promotes Christine Black to SVP, Communications and Events

Posted by on Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 in

New York, NY – BBC Worldwide North America announced today the promotion of Christine Black to Senior Vice President, Communications and Events.  Reporting into Herb Scannell, President, BBC Worldwide North America, she will also be part of the global BBC Worldwide communications team. As SVP, Christine will be responsible for driving the communications and events…

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BBC.com Reaches Highest Traffic Levels Ever with Continued Quarterly Growth Throughout 2014 Across the U.S.

Posted by on Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 in

New York, NY – BBC.com today announced that Q4 yielded its highest traffic to date, on the heels of four successive quarters of growth across 2014, making BBC.com one of the top ranked sites within the general news category according to comScore. Total digital population (desktop and mobile combined) for BBC.com in Q4 averaged 31.6M…

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AMC Networks Names Sarah Barnett President and General Manager, BBC AMERICA

Posted by on Friday, November 21st, 2014 in

New York,  NY – AMC Networks today announced the appointment of Sarah Barnett to the position of President and General Manager, BBC AMERICA. As was recently announced, AMC Networks operates BBC AMERICA as a joint venture with BBC Worldwide. Currently president and general manager of AMC Networks’ SundanceTV, Barnett will begin her new role early…

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Perry Simon Enters Into Exclusive Production Deal With BBC Worldwide North America

Posted by on Friday, November 21st, 2014 in

New York, NY – Perry Simon, outgoing General Manager of BBC AMERICA, has signed an exclusive production relationship with BBC Worldwide North America. Simon will begin his production deal with development commitments already in place at BBC AMERICA and AMC Networks. Simon previously announced he would leave his current role at the end of the…

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BBC Worldwide North America Adds Head of Digital Ad Sales to Nick Ascheim’s Role

Posted by on Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 in

New York, NY – BBC Worldwide North America has expanded Nick Ascheim’s role as SVP Consumer Digital to include management of the digital advertising sales team, effective immediately.  Additionally, Shaun Hekking has been appointed as Vice President, U.S. Advertising Sales, BBC Digital and will co-manage the team along with KJ Shockey, Vice President, Advertising Sales,…

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