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.