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BBC Worldwide appoints SVP for high growth CEMA markets

BBC Worldwide has appointed former Fox International Channels executive Jay Tallon to the new role of senior vice president high growth markets CEMA.

Tallon, who joined BBC Worldwide from Fox in 2013, is being upped from her current role as head of business and legal affairs CEMA and will be responsible for leading the sales and affiliate strategy across all BBC Worldwide businesses in high growth Central Europe, Middle East and African markets.

She will report to Ian McDonough, BBC Worldwide’s executive vice president CEMA, and her appointment completes BBC Worldwide’s leadership team for this region.

The rest of the team consists of: Jacek Koskowski, vice president and general manager Poland; Joel Churcher, vice president and general manager Africa; Heike Renner, vice president and general manager CEE; and Natasha Hussain, vice president and general manager Middle East and Mediterranean.

“CEMA is an area of growth and offers many exciting opportunities and challenges. I am looking forward to working with my colleagues and our business partners to grow our business in these regions,” said Tallon.