Sky Cinema director to depart as part of senior executive reshuffle

Screen | 7/12/2019 | Staff
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A clutch of senior executives have left Sky in the wake of its £30bn takeover by Comcast.

Many of those leaving are understood to have been prompted by the individuals receiving a lump sum as a result of the Comcast deal, rather than from any efficiency drive by its new owner.

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Sky Cinema director Ian Lewis has left after two decades with the business. Having joined in 1999 in a marketing role, he was appointed director of Sky Movies in 2007 and oversaw a push into Cinema Originals in January 2018.

Head of strategy and operations Dominic Shorrocks is moving on after almost eight years. Shorrocks, who worked closely across content supply and delivery, was on the board of Sky-owned indie Love Productions.

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Senior staff in more technical roles have also left.

Alun Webber, group chief product officer, has stepped down after more than 25 years. Promoted to his role in 2016, he was responsible for the design and user-experience of cross-platform products including Sky Q.

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He has been replaced by Fraser Stirling, a former Sky exec who was...
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