Giorgio Stock has been appointed President, WarnerMedia Entertainment Networks, Distribution and Advertising Sales, EMEA and APAC, with immediate effect.
Formerly President of WarnerMedia-owned Turner EMEA, in his new role Giorgio takes on responsibility for all entertainment networks, distribution of all networks, advertising sales and the kids networks operations across the territories.
He will continue to report to his former and current boss, WarnerMedia Chief Revenue Officer Gerhard Zeiler, who says: “In his previous role as President, Turner EMEA, Giorgio transformed the organisation and built a strong team who together invested in excellent premium content, created new revenue streams and optimised business operations. I couldn’t be happier that he has accepted this new role.”
Girogio will remain based in London, where he will oversee the leadership team of Ricky Ow, President Turner Asia Pacific, Hervé Payan, CEO HBO Europe, and Jonathan Spink, CEO HBO Asia, all of whom now report into him.
“I am excited about WarnerMedia’s vision for the future of our industry and our place and ambition within it,” says Giorgio.
“In an increasingly disrupted marketplace, we are uniquely positioned to evolve and further scale our truly exceptional brands and content destinations and to engage and entertain our audiences like never before. It is a privilege to assemble the hugely talented teams across our regions and take our business to the next level.”
Girogio’s appointment takes place with immediate effect supported by the leadership team He continues to be based in London.