The Week: People news - Antonioni lands ITV role

ITV has hired Gustavo Antonioni in the newly created role of commercial brand director for the recently merged Granada Ventures and Granada International, responsible for driving global marketing and licensing strategy for key ITV properties such as Coronation Street and Dancing on Ice.

Antonioni has previously held senior marketing positions at Sony Pictures, The Walt Disney Company and Warner Bros. His appointment follows Dawn Airey's move from ITV, where she was the managing director of global content, to become five's chairman and chief executive.