BBC Worldwide Taps Director of Sales Strategy & Business Planning


LONDON: Anna Gordon has been hired as BBC Worldwide’s director of global sales strategy, business development and planning.

In her new role, Gordon will manage the high level sales strategy and support the company’s sales teams around the globe and at important markets, such as BBC Worldwide Showcase, MIPCOM and MIPTV. She currently serves as the head of commercial development for the Commercial Agency. Before that she was the deputy head of strategy for BBC Television. Prior to joining the BBC, Gordon worked as a strategy consultant for a half decade.

Paul Dempsey, the president of Global Markets, remarked: "I’m really proud of our sales operation. Customers all around the world respect our teams for their talent and professionalism. But we’re not going to rest on our laurels. Our aspiration is to be even better, and Anna’s role has been designed to help us to do that. She joins with excellent credentials from the BBC and I’m looking forward to working with her."

Gordon added: "BBC Worldwide is a world-class sales operation and I am thrilled to be joining such a high performing team. I look forward to working with Paul and the global sales teams as they continue to build on this success for the future."