Under Glashow, BBC Studios Americas has positioned itself for growth, expanding its partner relationships, strengthening its portfolio, launching OTT and subscription services, onboarding a new management team and cementing its place as the leading distributor of premium content on major networks and streaming platforms. , last year saw over 1,500 hours of programming licensed, including famous series such as I May Destroy You, Small Axe, The Green Planet and the hit children’s show Bluey.
Prior to joining BBC Studios – Americas, she was co-head of Viacom’s Awesomeness, leading all business operations and revenue efforts encompassing sales, marketing, research, distribution and production.
Glashow will take office on March 1 and become a member of the BBC Studio Executive Committee on the same date. In her new role, she will take on extensive responsibilities for BBC Studios (ex-UK & Ireland) global distribution portfolio, encompassing content sales, direct-to-consumer services, international channels, co-productions as well as continued responsibility for growth. BBC digital world news.
Commenting on the new role, Glashow said: “I am delighted to take on this new role. I am extremely passionate about the BBC and see great opportunities for commercial growth and building new audiences for our world-class content.
BBC Studios Managing Director Tom Fussell added: “Rebecca’s promotion reflects her successful leadership style and thoughtful strategic approach which has developed and expanded BBC Studios Americas’ portfolio of diverse businesses. She is a fearless leader, full of ideas and energy to bring outstanding British content to viewers around the world, to meet our global ambition.