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Channel 4 has appointed Dave Cameron, formerly Director of TV Experience at Sky, as its new Chief Product Officer and he will take up the role on May 13th.
The new role, which will report into Chief Commercial Officer, Jonathan Allan, will lead responsibility for the All 4 product and All 4 systems delivery. As CPO, Cameron will attend Executive group meetings and will work with execs across the business to set digital product strategy and develop Channel 4’s digital capabilities.
Cameron is a leading industry expert in product development. He is currently Director of TV Experience at Sky, where he has been part of the leadership team responsible for the product roadmaps of Sky Q, Sky+ and Sky Store, the launch of Sky Soundbox and the design and launch of voice services on Sky Q. Prior to this role, he was Deputy Head of Sky Sports Digital, delivering Sky Sports’ first generation of native mobile apps on iOS and Android, and has previously worked in a range of project management roles in interactive services and television for Sky, after starting his career as a developer with British Airways.
Dave will look after All 4’s Product team led by Sarah Milton, the Content Planning & Syndication team led by Rakhi Chander and the All 4 Daily Editing team led by Alex Wall. He will be supported by the Technology team and the Controller of Systems Delivery Charlotte Light, who reports to Keith Underwood, and will also have a dotted reporting line to Dave.
He will also work in partnership with Head of All 4 & Digital Content Richard Davidson-Houston – who continues to report to Director of Programmes, Ian Katz. Managing Editor, All 4 Charlie Palmer will also continue to report into Richard Davidson-Houston.
Jonathan Allan said: “Dave is an industry leader in product development, having delivered some of Europe’s biggest consumer facing digital services. I’m delighted he’s joining us as Chief Product Officer to drive the next stage of All 4’s development and to accelerate our digital capabilities across Channel 4.”
Dave Cameron said: “Channel 4 has a long track record of creative and commercial innovation and I’m thrilled to be working with Alex, Jonathan, Ian, Keith and teams across the business to ensure its digital product development continues to be an industry leader.”―BCS Bureau