The Avalon Group has announced that Tim Robinson is to be its new chief operating officer.
Robinson most recently held positions as interim COO at Elisabeth Murdoch’s digital start-up Vertical Networks and before that was COO of Shine Group from 2013 to 2015.
Robinson will lead Avalon’s day-to-day operations and manage the long-term strategic development of the Group.
Richard Allen-Turner and Jon Thoday, Joint mds of the Avalon Group, said: “Executives of Tim’s calibre and experience are extraordinarily rare and we are delighted he has chosen to join Avalon.”
Tim Robinson said: “Avalon is an exceptional independent business and when you join the dots of their world-class roster of talent, global creative, production and distribution capabilities, slate of hit premium TV shows and live event promotion success, the reach the Group already has in the entertainment industry is very impressive. I’m really excited to be joining a very talented team of people at the ideal time to play my part in the future growth and evolution of Avalon.”
He joins Avalon today and will be based at the company’s London headquarters.