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BBC Worldwide Channels appoints GM of EMEA

BBC Worldwide Channels has announced the appointment of Ian McDonough as SVP and GM of EMEA. McDonough, who was formerly VP commercial development, is taking over for outgoing head of EMEA, Dean Possenniskie, effective immediately. In his new role, McDonough will manage the existing portfolio of localized BBC channels in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (such as BBC Knowledge, BBC Lifestyle and CBeebies), while looking for opportunities to launch new channels. McDonough joined BBC Worldwide in January 2009 as VP commercial development where he was responsible for growing revenue and subscription figures for the company's thematic channel portfolio, as well as BBC World News.
August 3, 2010

BBC Worldwide Channels has announced the appointment of Ian McDonough as SVP and GM of EMEA. McDonough, who was formerly VP commercial development, is taking over for outgoing head of EMEA, Dean Possenniskie, effective immediately. In his new role, McDonough will manage the existing portfolio of localized BBC channels in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (such as BBC Knowledge, BBC Lifestyle and CBeebies), while looking for opportunities to launch new channels. McDonough joined BBC Worldwide in January 2009 as VP commercial development where he was responsible for growing revenue and subscription figures for the company’s thematic channel portfolio, as well as BBC World News.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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