Universal Networks International (UNI) has named Nicky Douglas (pictured) as its UK MD, overseeing a portfolio of British channels including Syfy, E! Entertainment Television, The Style Network, Universal Channel and Movies 24.
Douglas will report to UNI exec VP Duccio Donati, effective immediately. Prior to taking on the role, Douglas ran her own consultancy, before which she held roles at firms including Disney, Nickelodeon and Turner.
In a statement, Donati said: “Nicky’s tremendous range of media experience, brand marketing savvy and strategic focus will complement our ambitions for further evolving the channels’ business of NBCUniversal International in the UK market, to the benefit of our viewers and platform partners.”
Douglas added: “I am incredibly excited to join the UK business of Universal Networks International and work with the team on maximizing the exciting range of high-quality content across UNI’s compelling channel brands.”