Susanna Dinnage

Susanna Dinnage pulls out of Premier League job

Only two months after being appointed CEO of the Premier League, Susanna Dinnage has pulled out of the job. The exec has informed the organisation that she will not take up the position, which was due to start in early 2019, and will instead remain at Discovery, where she most recently served as global president of […]

Premier League hires Discovery’s Susanna Dinnage as CEO

Susanna Dinnage, the global president at Discovery’s Animal Planet, has been named as the Premier League’s chief executive. Dinnage will take the helm at Premier League, succeeding Richard Scudamore who has been with the organisation for 19 years. She will begin her role in 2019, but an exact date is yet to be determined. The […]

Discovery names global Animal Planet chief

Discovery Communications has named Susanna Dinnage as global president for pay TV channel Animal Planet, with general manager Patrice Andrews exiting. Discovery Networks UK and Ireland president Susanna Dinnage (pictured) has landed the post, which will see her jointly reporting to Discovery CEO and president David Zaslav and international chief executive J.B. Perrette. Discovery said […]

Kaplan exiting, Discovery rejigs international programming

Marjorie Kaplan is leaving Discovery in a rejig that sees UK chief Susanna Dinnage take over running the international content division alongside her existing role in charge of the UK and Ireland Discovery nets. The change means Discovery no longer has a dedicated international content  chief, with an increasing amount of original content coming out […]

Discovery promotes Dinnage to UK and Ireland chief

Discovery has promoted Susanna Dinnage to executive vice-president and managing director, Discovery Networks UK and Ireland. Dinnage has been responsible for running Discovery’s UK business since 2011, having joined the company in 2009. She led the launch of female-focused entertainment channel TLC in the UK. Dinnage was previously part of the launch team at Channel […]