BBC Studios appoints regional Head of Creative

BBC Studios APAC has appointed Matt Coe to head up its new Creative Hub in Asia and ANZ regions.

He will lead the Sydney and Singapore-based Creative and Production Management teams in promoting BBC Studios’ channels and programming. The Hub will also support the Commercial division with creative content as required.

Coe joined BBC Studios as Head of Creative ANZ in August, having been Creative Lead at SBS for three years. He reports to Tim Christlieb, Director of Branded Services, ANZ and Ryan Shiotani, SVP & GM for South & South East Asia.

Tim Christlieb said, “Matt has proved himself to be an exceptional creative who understands the uniqueness of our branded services and can lead teams to deliver content that drives audiences across both linear and digital. I’m sure that our branded services and affiliate partners will benefit from the ideas and synergies that Matt will drive through this new pan-regional Creative Hub.”

Matt Coe added, “I am continually inspired by the incredible, world-class content on our channels and am looking forward to leading our talented creative team across this pan-regional creative hub to deliver our best work yet.”

Premium channels BBC First, UKTV, BBC Earth, BBC Lifestyle, BBC Brit, CBeebies and streaming service BBC Player feature on platforms across the APAC region, including Foxtel and Fetch in Australia, Sky TV in New Zealand, StarHub in Singapore, Now TV and MyTV SUPER in Hong Kong, TM Net in Malaysia and recently announced MyVideo in Taiwan, among many others. BBC Studios content is also available across many of the leading platforms in the region outside of its channels.

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