Mike Morley leaves Sony Pictures Television

After three years, Sony Pictures Television's EVP and chief creative officer for international production has decided to leave the company to pursue "a fresh challenge."
February 17, 2012

After three years as EVP and chief creative officer for international production at Sony Pictures Television (SPT) in the United Kingdom, Mike Morley has decided to leave the company at the end of March to pursue “a fresh challenge.”

The veteran TV production exec joined the company from global prodco Endemol in 2009 and was based out of London. He oversaw all creative aspects of its international production group, including scripted and non-scripted content and format sales and acquisitions planning.

“We now have considerably more new shows on air, more shows traveling to more foreign territories and more shows in development than we’ve ever had,” he said in a statement. “Additionally, I’m very proud to have helped Sony expand its impressive network of production companies in Italy, Brazil, the UK and Holland and I know under [international production president] Andrea Wong’s impressive leadership the company is destined to reach new heights.

“Given this strong platform for growth I think this is the perfect time for me to seek a fresh challenge,” he said.

SPT has not announced a successor for Morley.

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