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ITV’s Crozier to keynote at MIPCOM

Adam Crozier, chief executive at ITV, will deliver the "Media Mastermind" keynote session at the Cannes content market and conference in early October.
July 7, 2015

Adam Crozier, chief executive at ITV, will deliver the “Media Mastermind” keynote session at the MIPCOM content market and conference on October 5.

During the session, Crozier will discuss the British media company’s international content strategy, with a focus on its production business, ITV Studios, and its expansion in key global markets such as the U.S., where the company has acquired assorted prodcos specializing in unscripted content, including Leftfield Entertainment, Gurney Productions, Thinkfactory Media and High Noon Entertainment, among others. ITV also finalized a high-profile acquisition of Dutch format powerhouse Talpa Media in May – a deal worth approximately US$532 million.

Crozier joined ITV in 2010, from his previous position as chief executive for the Royal Mail. He had also previously held the same post for The Football Association, and was joint chief executive at advertising firm Saatchi & Saatchi.

Reed MIDEM’s MIPCOM runs from October 5-8 in Cannes, France.

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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