BritBox UK MD Will Harrison is to go away having led the streamer’s UK operation since its 2019 release, as ITV gears as much as roll out ITVX.
Harrison might not be changed, with the inside track coming per week after main shareholder ITV stated it’ll be folding BritBox into imminent AVoD/SVoD ITVX. The BBC has offered its minority BritBox UK percentage to ITV however BBC Studios and ITV nonetheless function BritBox Global in North The us and different territories.
As soon as subsumed via ITVX, BritBox UK will fall throughout the remit of Rufus Radcliffe, ITV’s Managing Director of Streaming.
Harrison joined BritBox UK to supervise business and technique in a while after 2019 release and the streamer has since collected 733,000 subscribers, commissioning a wealth of originals together with the Spitting Symbol reboot, Irvine Welsh’s Crime and Cush Jumbo-starring The Beast Should Die.
He’s a former MD of movie and TV investor Inventive Media MD and was once prior to now the Leader Industrial Officer of the Warner Bros’ Harry Potter franchise
“Will has performed an excellent function build up BritBox’s sturdy UK subscriber base,” stated Radcliffe. “Because the carrier strikes into the following section of its evolution as a part of ITVX, Will has selected to discover new alternatives and we want him each good fortune at some point.“
Harrison stated he’s “thankful to all of the BritBox workforce for all they’ve accomplished.”