Sarah Wright, Sky’s top acquisitions exec, will take on responsibility for Sky Cinema after a management shuffle at the pay-TV giant.
Wright fills a role vacated by Ian Lewis, who recently left Sky after 20 years. He was one of several Sky staffers to leave after its takeover by Comcast.
Director - Sky - Cinema - Acquisitions - UK
As director of Sky Cinema and acquisitions for the U.K. and Ireland, Wright will run the movie channels and on-demand services, as well as oversee its deals with the U.S. studios in her acquisitions role. She will also oversee the Sky Original films strategy after the pay-TV giant said it would work up a slate of features to be released in cinemas and on its pay-TV platform day-and-date.