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UKTV hires Porritt

December 3, 2008

UKTV has hired Keith Porritt as executive director for commercial operations. Porritt, who will start his job in the new year, will have responsibility for managing UKTV’s relationships with programme suppliers, handle legal and business affairs and lead all commercial activity outside advertising sales.

This will include handling the relationship with BBC Worldwide, the corporation’s commercial arm, which jointly owns UKTV with Virgin Media and supplies much of its programming.

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