Global News Agency; Business Transformation Programme

  • Growth and technology strategy definition
  • Financial planning and implementation
  • Day-to-day programme management
  • Responsibility for delivering $100 million investment programme

Mid East General Entertainment TV Channel; Launch Management

  • On-site interim CEO from concept to launch
  • Financial planning and control
  • Scheduling, content strategy and sourcing, based on Ravensbeck’s proprietary viewing
    and advertising software
  • Production model and facilities development
  • Investor relations management

US Multi-Media Kids Entertainment Brand; Operations Restructuring

  • Facilities restructure
  • Upgrade to HD digital technology
  • New international multi-media growth and sector roll-up plan

Major Studio Investment Portfolio; Business Turnaround and Growth

  • Turnaround Directorship and eventual sale of minority stake in UK broadcaster GMTV
  • Path-breaking revenue share and economic restructuring, leading to RTL2
    becoming highest-margin German broadcaster
  • Launch and Chairmanship of Super RTL, Germany, now the most successful and
    profitable free-to-air kids channel in the world
  • Design and launch of Filmflex UK video-on-demand service, worth 10 times original
    investment, 5 years after launch
  • Rescue from bankruptcy of Multicanal Spain, leading to sale at a valuation of $130 million