ITV Studios Global Entertainment Hires Sales Head for Americas


LONDON: Greg Johnson, most recently the senior VP of sales and co-productions at BBC Worldwide Americas, is taking on the role of senior VP of sales for the Americas at ITV Studios Global Entertainment.

Johnson will be based in Los Angeles, reporting to Tobias de Graaff, the company’s director of global television distribution. His responsibilities include leading the TV distribution business for the U.S., Canada and Latin America. In addition to his time at BBC Worldwide Americas, Johnson held previous stints as the VP of sales for Disney Media Distribution in the Asia Pacific and as the chairman of The Movie Network.

Said de Graaff: “Greg’s experience managing a diverse catalogue of world-leading content along with with his exceptional relationships in the region, will be a fantastic asset to the team. Our rich portfolio continues to attract the attention of buyers across the Americas and I’m delighted Greg is joining us to build on our growth in these important territories.”

Johnson added: “I’m thrilled to be joining the ITVS team. It’s a terrific portfolio and a great time to be developing and nurturing distribution relationships here in the Americas.”