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BBCWW hires for Germany, France

BBC Worldwide has recruited a new sales exec to cover French and German speaking territories.

adam bishopAdam Bishop comes to international TV from the FMCG sector where he was working for Procter & Gamble.

In the newly-created role at the commercial arm of the UK pubcaster, in which he will run teams in London, Paris and Cologne.

Bishop will report to Tobi de Graaff, executive VP of western Europe, who said: “We look forward to Adam joining us, bringing with him a wealth of experience from another dynamic, very competitive industry.”

Bishop added: “I am incredibly excited to join the TV industry and honoured that it is with BBC Worldwide – a world class company that I have long admired.”

BBC Worldwide has a joint venture prodco in Germany, Tower Productions.

Recent sales into France and Germany include Shakespeare Live! From the RSC to Arte.