Turner Broadcasting hires new Northern European business head

Ian McDonough will lead broadcaster's business across the UK, Nordics and Baltic region.
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Turner Broadcasting has appointed Ian McDonough to SVP and MD, Northern Europe.

McDonough (pictured) will lead the broadcaster's business across the UK, Nordics and Baltic region.

He joins the firm from BBC Worldwide, where he was EVP for the CEMA region (Central Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa) including TV channels, content sales, consumer products, production, digital and home video. He also held a global remit for BBC Worldwide channels commercial strategy.

McDonough will now be responsible for leading the growth and development of Turner's operations in the UK, Nordics and Baltic region across its kids and general entertainment portfolio, also overseeing CNNI distribution and commercial operations.

He will identify areas for driving revenues and profits, overseeing P&L and ensuring consistency and strategy for the region.

Based in London, McDonough will report to Turner Broadcasting's EMEA president, Giorgio Stock.

"I recognised in Ian a determination, energy and ambition which is an excellent match for Turner as we are well positioned for growth," said Stock. "This, combined with is considerable track record and passion for developing new business, will be a tremendous asset."

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