Paul Dempsey

Trust criticises Worldwide over £79 million loss on Lonely Planet sale

The BBC Trust has asked senior management at the BBC to order a review into lessons learnt from the loss-making sale of Lonely Planet, which was announced this morning. BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, said it will sell travel guides business Lonely Planet to NC2 Media for an initial consideration of £41.2 […]

BBC Worldwide announces global bosses following restructure

BBC Worldwide has announced a raft of new senior management positions following its recently announced restructure. Paul Dempsey (pictured), president, global markets, has appointed regional bosses for Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America and Asia. The commercial arm of the UK public broadcaster announced a wide-ranging restructure last year and these appointments mark […]

Steve Macallister leaving BBC Worldwide in restructure

BBC Worldwide president and managing director sales & distribution Steve Macallister is leaving the company as part of wide-ranging restructure of the commercial arm of the UK public broadcaster. Steve Macallister leaving BBC Worldwide next spring Helen Jackson appointed chief content officer Worldwide recruiting for director of operations Chief brands officer will be announced soon […]