Former Sky executive Brian Sullivan has been named CEO of broadcast services group NEP.
In 30 years of experience in the broadcast sector, Sullivan has held roles at Fox Networks Group, Sky Deutschland and Sky UK. Most recently he served as senior advisor to the consumer, tech and media teams at McKinsey & Company.
Prior to McKinsey, Sullivan was president of FOX Networks Group, prior to its acquisition by Disney, where he built the company’s streaming strategy and platform and its direct-to-consumer business. During five years at Sky Deutschland he was responsible for a major turnaround at the business, achieved through a customer centric approach and introducing on-demand entertainment and live sports streaming services. His work at Sky included contributions to Sky+, high definition TV and Sky Broadband.
Mike Werteen, Global President of NEP Broadcast Services said, “Brian brings invaluable industry and leadership experience to NEP, which will help guide us in our next stage of growth and shape the way NEP and the industry work together to drive the future of live broadcasting and events.”
Sullivan grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and currently lives in Los Angeles, California with his wife and three children.