Foxtel's new exec former MTV GM

Foxtel's new exec former MTV GM

Foxtel has appointed Rebecca Batties to general manager of Foxtel’s music channels and head of digital.

Batties will be responsible for the management of all digital operations of Foxtel’s channels, across the music, movies, lifestyle, factual and general entertainment portfolios.

 “I am delighted to welcome Rebecca to Foxtel and this pivotal role in our channels group,” Brian Walsh, Foxtel executive director of television, said.

“Rebecca is an award-winning international media executive with an extensive background in media and content across all platforms. In particular, her experience in cable and subscription television, both here and globally, distinguished her for this appointment.”

From 2008 until the end of last year, Batties was general manager of the MTV networks in Australia and New Zealand.

Batties new role is effective from May 5 and she will be based full time at the North Ryde campus from May 26.

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