Andrew Lloyd Webber’s In reality Helpful Crew has employed former MGM TV government Charles Farmer to the newly created function of CEO.
The transfer and the concurrently introduced naming of In reality Helpful’s David Likelihood to the function of Non-Govt Chairman are designed, the corporate mentioned, to extend the achieve and have an effect on of Lloyd Webber’s paintings in TV, movie, and different platforms.
“The Covid-19 pandemic pressured us all to search for new tactics to expand, produce and proportion our paintings,” Lloyd Webber mentioned in a remark. “Whilst I’m delighted to peer reside theatre firmly again on its toes, we even have main ambitions within the worlds of TV, movie, the metaverse and past. I’m overjoyed to have Charlie and David on board to assist us reach new and thrilling issues.”
Likelihood, who joined the In reality Helpful board in April 2021, will take over the Non-Govt Chairman place from Mark Wordsworth, who will focal point on his Govt Chair function on the corporate’s LW Theatres. Lloyd Webber mentioned of Wordsworth, “As he steps down as our Chairman, I additionally need to recognize the immeasurable contribution of Mark Wordsworth, the Chair of our board for 15 years.”
CEO Farmer is the previous Govt Vice President of MGM Global Tv Productions, and can paintings carefully with In reality Helpful President Jessica Koravos, who has led international theatrical licensing for over 9 years and can proceed to steer that house of the trade.
Farmer labored at MGM from 1999 till 2021, serving as Senior Vice President and Managing Director and in any case as Govt Vice President. He labored in a lot of roles in MGM’s operations throughout Europe and Asia together with oversight of TV distribution in EMEA, India and China. All the way through his tenure he introduced Fargo, The Vikings and The Handmaid’s Story, amongst others, and was once just lately creating scripted drama tasks with writers together with Julian Fellowes and Tom Edge.
Likelihood has labored widely in Pay TV, and has served as a Non-Govt Director at the forums of BSkyB Crew plc, O2 plc, ITV plc and Intertrust Inc.; Non-Govt Chairman of MTG (AB) and NENT (AB) and continues to function a Non-Govt Director of PCCW Restricted (HK). He was once previously Deputy CEO of BSkyB Crew plc.