Alan Clements, managing director of UK content producer STV Productions, is leaving the company in early May.
Clements was tapped for the role of director of content in 2008 and has since, according to a release, “has transformed the business into a multi-genre production company supplying all the major UK networks and international customers.”
The production company is currently in the process of appointing Clement’s successor.
“As we embark on a new growth strategy for the business, the time is right for fresh creative leadership,” said Simon Pitts, chief executive officer at STV Group, in a statement. “Alan’s legacy is an STVProductions that is very well placed to meet the surge in demand for nations and regions programming, with a highly talented and capable team and a healthy pipeline, including two new drama commissions for BBC1.”
The Scottish producer works across a variety of genres, including drama, entertainment and factual. Ratings winner Antiques Road Trip has run for 16 seasons on the British pubcaster BBC, along with seven seasons of sister programme Celebrity Antiques Road Trip.
The company’s credits include ITV’s Catchphrase, Babushka, Ross Kemp Behind Bars: Inside Barlinnie; BBC1′s And They’re Off…for Sport Relief; The Dressing Room for UKTV’s W; Channel 4′s Britain’s Polar Bear Cub;BBC2′s Scotland and the Battle for Britain; andacclaimed documentary Fire in the Night, which marked the 25th anniversary of the Piper Alpha disaster.