DHX Media has hired seasoned digital media exec Jon Gisby as managing director of WildBrain, a digital kids’ network and studio, based in London.
Gisby has two decades of experience working in the media sector. He has served in senior executive positions with a number of VOD platforms and broadcasters, including Vevo, the BBC, Channel 4, Yahoo! Europe and Swedish streaming service Magine TV.
Michael Donovan, executive chair and CEO of DHX Media, commented: “We welcome Jon as an excellent addition to our team and look forward to working with him as we continue to build momentum in the digital space for our content. Jon has the right mix of entrepreneurial energy, business acumen and creative spark to drive WildBrain to its next level of growth.”
Gisby added: “WildBrain is a great business run by an excellent team who are passionate about engaging kids all over the world with content from our brands and partners. I’m very excited to be joining at a time of such rapid growth, and to help build on their success.”