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BBC Worldwide names general counsel

BBC Worldwide, the UK broadcaster’s commercial arm, has named Martyn Freeman as its new general counsel.

Freeman, who has been in charge of BBC Worldwide’s legal and business affairs since 2002, as group head and then director, will report to BBC Worldwide CEO John Smith and will be a member of BBC Worldwide’s executive board. He will take up his position on 21 November.

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