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Ruth Clarke tapped as MD of ITVS GE

UK-based distributor ITV Studios Global Entertainment has elevated Ruth Clarke (pictured) to company MD.
July 15, 2016

UK-based distributor ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) has elevated Ruth Clarke (pictured) to company MD.

In her new role, Clarke will now oversee ITV Studios’ global distribution strategy, while continuing to lead the firm’s acquisitions activity. She will continue to report to ITVS president of international Maria Kyriacou.

Clarke formerly served as executive VP of global content strategy and investment at ITVS GE, spearheading the distributor’s global strategy across all genres. She joined ITVS in 2012 as director of acquisitions and co-productions from Shine International where she served as senior VP and head of EMEA.

Prior to this, she held a raft of senior positions at The Walt Disney Company, including head of branded services, digital media distribution for EMEA.

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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