September 30, 2016 10:46 PM ET

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Company Overview of BBC Worldwide Limited

Company Overview

BBC Worldwide Limited engages in investing, commercializing, and showcasing content from the British Broadcasting Corporation. It operates through the United Kingdom, North America, Australia and New Zealand, Western Europe, and Rest of World segments. The company focuses on the acquisition, development, exploitation, licensing, and sale of intellectual properties. Its activities include content sales and co-productions, consumer products, BBC.com, and BBC Worldwide Productions. The company also engages in program distribution; TV channel operation; live events; and developing digital downloads and physical products, such as DVDs, books, and CDs. In addition, it sells programs and formats pr...

Television Centre

101 Wood Lane

London,  W12 7FA

United Kingdom

Founded in 1979

1,764 Employees

Phone:

44 20 8433 2000

Fax:

44 20 8749 0538

Key Executives for BBC Worldwide Limited

Chief Executive Officer, Director of Global and Executive Director
Age: 48
Chairman, Member of Remuneration Committee and Director General of BBC
Age: 64
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director
President of UK, EIRE, ANZ and Global Advertising
President of Global Markets
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

BBC Worldwide Limited Key Developments

Sony DADC New Media Solutions and BBC Worldwide Extend Global Distribution Agreement

Sony DADC New Media Solutions announced that they have extended their strategic partnership with BBC Worldwide continuing their global asset management and distribution agreement to the end of the decade. Sony is responsible for the delivery of BBC Worldwide content to over 800 distribution points globally. Working together, the companies have focused on significantly improving time to market. Over 90% of all content is distributed same day and with Sony's migration to Amazon Web Services (AWS), Sony will provide the ability for all distribution to take place within one hour.

BBC Worldwide Appoints Adam Bishop as VP of Sales for German and French Speaking Territories

BBC Worldwide has appointed Adam Bishop to the newly created role of VP of sales for German and French speaking territories. Based in London, he will hold responsibility for all TV and digital sales, licensing and publishing across these key markets for BBC Worldwide. Bishop will report to Tobi de Graaff, EVP Western Europe, and lead teams in London, Cologne and Paris. Bishop has worked for the past 13 years in the FMCG sector for Procter & Gamble.

BBC Worldwide and Globecast Asia Sign Distribution Agreement with Measat

Measat has signed an agreement with Globecast Asia and BBC Worldwide to distribute four BBC channels from the Measat 3 satellite to viewers in Asia. The channels consist of BBC Earth HD, BBC Lifestyle HD, CBeebies HD and BBC Entertainment.

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