Turner Adds EMEA Distribution Exec

Turner Broadcasting has appointed Humphrey Black to the newly created role of vice president of media distribution, EMEA.

Black will be responsible for developing the company’s content distribution strategy to maximize the revenue and operating income across all lines of business. He will lead distribution relationships and negotiations with broadcasters, cable operators and wireless and interactive services providers.

Black joins Turner Broadcasting from The Walt Disney Company where he was director of channel distribution, EMEA. He has also held roles at Virgin Media and Spectrum Strategy Consultants.

“We are delighted to announce the appointment of Humphrey, who brings the solid experience and the vision required to lead Turner's strategy in this extremely important area,” says Giorgio Stock, president, Turner Broadcasting, EMEA. “This reflects a further step in our commitment to developing customized and lasting relationships with our distribution partners in an increasingly dynamic and complex marketplace, and is critical for the growth and development of our business across the region.”