Warner Bros. Discovery has promoted Andrew Georgiou to head its media business in the U.K. and Ireland.
His new role will see him looking after TV networks including TLC, Discovery, Quest and Quest Red, Cartoon Network, Really and Discovery+. He will also have responsibility consumer products and home entertainment and he will support the local Warner Bros theatrical side.
Georgiou will also keep his current responsibilities as President and MD of WBD Sports Europe.
WBD Discovery international president, Gerhard Zeiler, said: “Andrew has excelled at the business, being both commercially savvy and able to get things done. As we enter another important period during these transformative times for our broader business, I’m looking forward to working even more closely with Andrew to shape our path and best position our company for continued and longer-term success.”
Georgiou said: “My expanded role in many ways mirrors the ambition of the company – to combine and grow our entertainment and sports offering together across our TV networks and streaming businesses. With TNT Sports now live on all linear platforms and Discovery+, the streaming home of TNT Sports in the U.K. and Ireland, and the (soccer) and rugby seasons kicking off, there could not be a better time to get started.”
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