Jon Penn, MD of BBC Studios ANZ, has announced that Deb Tod as the new head of content sales & co-production for the region.
Tod has been acting in the leadership role since January 2019, following the retirement of Irene Read, former director of content sales.
In this new role Tod will be responsible for the strategic and team leadership of BBC Studios’ content sales and co-productions in Australia and New Zealand.
Her role will ensure maximum impact of BBC Studios’ content, servicing broadcast and digital clients in the region.
As part of the international sales team, Tod will input into global deals, content partnerships and co-productions on behalf of Australia and New Zealand.
She will also be a core member of the ANZ regional executive leadership team.
BBC Studios MD, Jon Penn said: “Deb is a highly experienced and effective sales leader with strong relationships in the industry.
“I’m delighted that she will be bringing her passion and knowledge for BBC Studios’ content to the role, combined with her proven ability to think laterally and deliver results.”
BBC Studios head of content & sales, Deb Tod said: “It’s an incredible privilege to represent such an iconic catalogue, working together with the team to bring bold and creative British content to our valued partners across Australia and New Zealand.”