Warner Bros. Discovery Units Worldwide Management Workforce – WORLD SCREEN


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Warner Bros. Discovery Units Worldwide Management Workforce – WORLD SCREEN

Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) has unveiled its senior management crew underneath Gerhard Zeiler, president of worldwide.

Zeiler is liable for the newly merged firm’s companies throughout greater than 200 international locations and territories. He held the identical function at WarnerMedia, and now provides duty for Discovery’s worldwide footprint. With respect to direct-to-consumer and worldwide content material distribution technique, Zeiler and his crew can have a dotted line to JB Perrette, CEO and president of Warner Bros. Discovery international streaming and interactive leisure.

“Our mixed worldwide enterprise has vital scale and a diversified portfolio—each geographically and throughout strains of enterprise,” Zeiler mentioned in a memo unveiling the brand new worldwide crew. “Because of this, when deciding the brand new management construction, we wished to make sure that we had devoted regional leads, to mirror the size and complexity of the enterprise which might, in flip, improve concentrate on key markets. This leads to a unique geographical cut up to the pre-merger state which will even enable every of the regional leaders to extra quickly assess alternatives for development and effectivity and to combine the 2 firms rapidly.”

Priya Dogra has been tapped as president and managing director for EMEA, excluding Poland, primarily based in London. Kasia Kieli is now president and managing director for Poland and CEO of TVN. Andrew Georgiou continues as president and managing director for WBD Sports activities Europe.

James Gibbons will lead Australia, New Zealand and Japan as president and managing director, with interim oversight of the Nordics, working from London this yr and relocating to Asia in 2023.

Fernando Medin has been appointed president and managing director for Latin America and U.S. Hispanic, primarily based in São Paulo, with Whit Richardson exiting.

Clement Schwebig will lead the Southeast Asian, Korean and Indian companies as president and managing director, primarily based in Singapore. Anil Jhingan, president and managing director for Discovery Asia Pacific, will probably be taking on a brand new place main enterprise improvement for the enlarged group throughout all worldwide markets. Gillian Zhao, president of China at WarnerMedia, will proceed oversight of that market, reporting to Zeiler. Tony Qiu, who at the moment is normal supervisor and senior VP for Larger China and Southeast Asia and AsiaPac DTC lead for the Discovery property will report back to Zeiler concerning his Larger China and DTC function and to Schwebig for his SEA tasks.

Robert Blair will oversee the distribution enterprise as president of WBD Worldwide Tv Distribution. Ronald Goes continues as EVP and head of worldwide TV manufacturing.


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