UTV Media has today announced that Nigel Robbins has been appointed commercial director for Ireland, where he will further develop UTV’s commercial interests across TV, radio and new media.
Robbins (pictured) has previously held roles as CEO of one of Europe’s most established game development companies, CEO of MTV Networks Asia-Pacific, CEO of MTV Group Japan, and managing director of MTV Networks Australia and MTV Networks India.
Robbins said: “This is a very exciting time to be joining UTV Media, which has gone from strength to strength in recent years and is now one of the biggest media companies in the UK and Ireland.
“The Group has an excellent reputation for providing brand-leading radio, television and digital services and I look forward to working with the senior management team across these key divisions within the organisation.”
John McCann, group chief executive at UTV Media, said: “Nigel brings a wealth of international media experience to UTV. His commercial expertise will be invaluable as we continue to build on our success to date. “