The soon-to-be-integrated BBC Studios and BBC Worldwide venture has announced four senior appointments to its Executive Committee ahead of its formal launch in April 2018.
Tom Fussell, today the CFO of BBC Worldwide, will take on the role of CFO for the new BBC Studios. BBC Studios COO Anna Mallett will retain that post in the merged venture and will serve as managing director of production. Martyn Freeman, general counsel at BBC Worldwide, will hold that position at the new BBC Studios, and Jabbar Sardar, HR director at BBC Studios currently, will take on that job at the combined venture.
Tim Davie, CEO of BBC Worldwide and CEO designate of the merged entity, said, “Anna, Jabbar, Martyn and Tom are all proven executives who bring highly relevant experience for their future roles.”