Platt named COO of Fox International Channels
June 12, 2013
Ward Platt has been named Chief Operating Officer of FOX International Channels (FIC) and Chief Executive Officer of the unit’s National Geographic Channels International (NGCI).
Platt, who previously served as President, Asia Pacific and the Middle East for FIC will relocate to Los Angeles and will work across areas in the execution of FIC’s continuing growth plans around the world. Additionally, as CEO for NGCI, he will oversee international programming, marketing, operations, syndication and finance for the National Geographic Channels outside of the US. Currently, National Geographic Channel and its multiple brand extensions are seen in 171 countries.