Chairman and chief executive
Channel 5 Broadcasting Limited
+44 (0)20 7550 5555
22 Long Acre, , London, , WC2E 9LY
Controller arts and entertainment, Channel 4 (1994-96); chief executive of Five (1996-2002); managing director, channels and services, BSkyB (2002-2006); director of global content, ITV (2007); chairman and chief executive, Five (2008-present).
The New Yorker.
Style + functionality + ingenuity = Apple.
Antique maps; raising ducks; watching Milkshake! and CBeebies with my daughter.
iPod app that delivers a week's worth of Corrie episdoes in advance.
Those who thought Dawn Airey had taken leave of her senses when she decided to chuck up her position as heir-apparent to Michael Grade at ITV felt vindicated when speculation gained ground during 2009 that her new employer, Five, may not have much of a future. But Airey is nothing if not a fighter – and, after all, Five's owners (RTL and, ultimately, the mighty Bertelsmann Corporation) are not without resource.
1960. Preston, Lancs.