Speaker Biography


Chris Davies  

TitleSVP Marketing and Distribution, BBC Global News
BioChris Davies is the SVP for Marketing and Distribution for Global News Ltd, responsible for spearheading the Marketing, Audience Insights and Distribution divisions for BBC World News and BBC.com, and is responsible for increasing global distribution reach and revenue on Global News’ TV and digital platforms as well as promotion of the brand and its platforms across all marketing functional areas.

Since joining Global News Ltd, Chris has been responsible for the global rebrand of BBC World News and BBC.com, delivering the first major brand campaign in 5 years.

Chris previously served as SVP for Sales & Marketing for Global News Ltd and acting Managing Director of bbc.com. He joined BBC Worldwide in November 2010, as SVP for Commercial, BBC.com, to lead the development of the international edition of the BBC’s award-winning website.

Chris joined the BBC from British Airways, where he was Head of Digital Marketing, overseeing the airline’s digital marketing strategy and all digital marketing channels.

Chris Davies is the SVP for Marketing and Distribution for Global News Ltd, responsible for spearheading the Marketing, Audience Insights and Distribution divisions for BBC World News and BBC.com, and is responsible for increasing global distribution reach and revenue on Global News’ TV and digital platforms as well as promotion of the brand and its platforms across all marketing functional areas.

Since joining Global News Ltd, Chris has been responsible for the global rebrand of BBC World News and BBC.com, delivering the first major brand campaign in 5 years.

Chris previously served as SVP for Sales & Marketing for Global News Ltd and acting Managing Director of bbc.com. He joined BBC Worldwide in November 2010, as SVP for Commercial, BBC.com, to lead the development of the international edition of the BBC’s award-winning website. 

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