Newly appointed General Manager Warner Bros. Discovery UK & Ireland, Antonio Ruiz, has confirmed his new team.
Katie Coteman will be responsible for ad-Sales including advertising, digital ad-sales, sponsorships and sport solutions; Alex Foley insights, strategy and retail planning; Clare Laycock is editorial, including local content production, programming and media planning; Alex Lewis – marketing, creative services, brand partnerships, franchise management, social media and consumer PR; Neil Marshall – theatrical film distribution and local film production and acquisition; Alison Morris – TV licensing and digital home entertainment distribution and Rachel Wakley – retail, consumer products, physical home video, games, supply chain and experiences.
Commenting on the appointments Warner Bros. Discovery General Manager, Antonio Ruiz, said: “Since I became General Manager for the UK & Ireland, I’ve been focused on defining our strategy and structure and today I am delighted to announce my new leadership team. Both legacy companies house tremendous talent which makes me even more excited about the organisation we are building for the future as we look to maximise our portfolio of brands, content, products and channels, along with our ambitions to deliver a hugely successful streaming business, in the UK & Ireland.”