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19/09/2023

ITV Appoints New CTO

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ITV has appointed Simon Farnsworth as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

He will be responsible for leading the group-wide technology strategy, overseeing infrastructure, tech architecture and innovation as part of ITV’s digital transformation, and will sit on the Management Board.

Simon will start at ITV in early 2024 and report into the Chief Financial Officer, Chris Kennedy.

He joins ITV from News UK where as CTO he has delivered a successful new technology strategy across the company’s businesses and was also previously CTO, Broadcast Technology and Operations at Warner Bros Discovery. where he was responsible for the delivery of all Discovery’s Video Products to all its platforms globally.

Simon commented: "I'm really excited to be joining ITV, an amazing brand at the forefront of both UK and global entertainment. As CTO I look forward to building and aligning a technology strategy that allows ITV to continue the momentum that it has built through its digital transformation and the launch of ITVX and working with the technology teams."

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