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Channel 4 elevates Keith Underwood to COO

Keith Underwood has been elevated to chief operating officer of UK pubcaster Channel 4. As COO, Underwood will act as a strategic advisor to C4′s chief executive Alex Mahon and will lead the ...
August 1, 2018

Keith Underwood has been elevated to chief operating officer of UK pubcaster Channel 4.

As COO, Underwood will act as a strategic advisor to C4′s chief executive Alex Mahon and will lead the finance, technology, content management, workspace and business assurance teams.

Underwood took the helm of COO in March 2018 and the confirmation of his appointment concludes the recruitment process.

Most recently, Underwood served as the organization’s director of strategy and technology. Prior to joining Channel 4, he was VP of strategy and digital media for Discovery Networks International, and previously worked in strategy roles at BskyB (Sky UK) and as a consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

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Daniele Alcinii is a news editor at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joined the RS team in 2015 with experience in journalism following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and with communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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