International Women’s Day 2020 – Alex Mahon

9th March 2020 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
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Leading a media company in an era of disruption 

Channel 4’s CEO, Alex Mahon talks about her own leadership journey and the challenges of leading a media company in an era of disruption.

Event Schedule

17:15 – Registration opens
17:45 – Event starts
18:45 – Drinks reception
19:45 – Close

About the Speaker

Alex Mahon became Chief Executive of Channel 4 in October 2017 and is the first female Chief Executive of a major UK broadcaster. Prior to this, Alex was the CEO of international software firm Foundry.

From 2012-2015, Mahon was CEO of global producers Shine Group, where she oversaw the build-and-buy strategy of buiding up 27 production labels over 12 international territories and was responsible for all content strategy, including the launch of global scripted divisions and the rollout of formats internationally. Between 2007 and 2012, Alex was President at Shine Group based in LA and then London.

Mahon began her career as a PhD Physicist and became a consultant in Luxembourg at European broadcasters RTL Group followed by FremantleMedia and then Talkback in the UK.

About the event

The seminar is open for anyone to attend (over 18yrs only)
Registration is essential and spaces are limited and tickets are non-transferable.
Please note once the main room is full you will be directed to an overflow room, here you will be able to watch the live event, beamed from the main room, so please arrive early to avoid disappointment

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9th March 2020
5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
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