BBC Worldwide Executive Committee

BBC WORLDWIDE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Marcus Arthur

Marcus Arthur
President, UK & ANZ

Marcus moved into his current role in 2013. He is responsible for BBC Worldwide's businesses in the UK and ANZ. Marcus joined BBC Worldwide in 1991 and has held roles including MD of Brands Consumers and New Ventures, Digital Delivery and before that Managing Director, BBC Magazines.

Andrew Bott

Andrew Bott
Chief Financial Officer

Andrew was appointed to his current role in 2014. Prior to this from 2007 to 2013 he was CFO of BBC Worldwide North America. He joined in 1998 and in 2000 moved to New York. Previously, Andrew held positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Pearson.

Tim Davie

Tim Davie
Chief Executive, BBC Worldwide and Director, Global

Tim took up his current role in 2013. He is also Chairman of Comic Relief and Vice-Chair of the RTS. During his ten years at the BBC, Tim has held the positions of Acting Director-General, Director of Audio & Music and Director of Marketing, Communications & Audiences.

Paul Dempsey

Paul Dempsey
President, Global Markets

Paul took up his current role in 2013. He is responsible for building BBC Worldwide's portfolio across predominantly non-English speaking territories, known collectively as Global Markets. Paul joined BBC Worldwide in 1998. His previous roles include Interim CEO and MD Consumer Products.

Charlotte Elston

Charlotte Elston
Director of Communications

Charlotte joined BBC Worldwide as Director of Communications in 2010. She oversees all areas of communications globally including external and internal communications, corporate affairs and events. Charlotte has previously worked at Aegis Group plc, Pearson, Brunswick and Edelman PR.

Martyn Freeman

Martyn Freeman
General Counsel & Company Secretary

Martyn was appointed to his current role in 2011. He has responsibility for all legal, business affairs, policy and regulatory matters, and from January 2015 became Company Secretary. Previously, Martyn held a variety of roles across the BBC, including Head of Business Affairs, Radio & Music, Factual & Learning and News.

Kirstin Furber

Kirstin Furber
People Director

Kirstin is responsible for Human Resources across BBC Worldwide. She was appointed to this position in 2013, having previously been SVP HR. Prior to joining BBC Worldwide, Kirstin held roles at Twentieth Century Fox, Discovery Channel, Ziff Davis, Warner Bros and Granada Media Group.

David Gibbons

David Gibbons
Director of Global Operations

David oversees Consumer Digital Technology, Global Technology, eCRM and Analytics, Property, Procurement and the Global Content Supply Chain. He joined BBC Worldwide in 2013. Prior to this he held leadership positions in SEEK, GE Capital, Gap and Nike.

Amanda Hill

Amanda Hill
Chief Brands Officer

Amanda is responsible for developing the overarching brand strategy for BBC Worldwide. Amanda manages the current brand portfolio as well as development and building of new brands. She also oversees audience insight, trade and content marketing.

Helen Johnson

Helen Jackson
Chief Content Officer

Helen became Chief Content Officer in 2013. She oversees the creative and commercial vision for BBC Worldwide's Content strategy covering commissioning, development and acquisition activity, channels curation and editorial standards. Helen previously established BBC Worldwide's Indie Unit.

David Moody

David Moody
Director of Strategy

David is responsible for all aspects of the company's direction and strategy. David joined BBC Worldwide in 2004. He previously held roles in BBC Ventures, The LEK Partnership, Singapore Telecom International and United News & Media and co-founded Dataroam.

Herb Scannell

Herb Scannell
President, BBC Worldwide North America

Herb is responsible for BBC Worldwide in the USA and Canada. Prior to joining BBC Worldwide in 2010, he was CEO of Next New Networks, a digital media company he co-founded in 2006. Herb was formerly Vice Chairman of MTV Networks and President of Nickelodeon Networks.