UKTV and BBC Studios restructure commercial team

UKTV and BBC Studios restructure commercial team
In brief

UKTV and BBC Studios have appointed Jonathan Newman as general manager, commercial, as part of a restructure.

Sam Tewunga, chief commercial officer at BBC Studios for the UK Region, said the commercial teams restructure was to “focus more effectively on the Region’s strategic priorities”.

Newman takes on the new role immediately and will be responsible for all commercial activity, except advertising, across the UK region, including strategy, profit and loss responsibility, businesses development and BBC Group corporate development.

He will also head up the UKTV Distribution team, BBC Studios Content Sales team, its media-for-equity fund UKTV Ventures and Content Funding.

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