Speaker Sarah Rose

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Sarah Rose

President, Channel 5 and Regional Lead, U.K., Paramount Global

Sarah Rose is Paramount’s Chief Operating & Commercial Officer for Broadcast UK & International Studios. Based in London, she reports into Maria Kyriacou, Paramount’s President of Broadcast & Studios for International Markets.

Rose also serves as the Regional Lead for the UK, Canada and Israel, reporting into Katherine Liu, Executive VP and COO, Paramount International Markets.

Rose oversees key UK business functions and plays a leading role in devising and implementing strategy across the Paramount UK channel portfolio which includes free-to-air network Channel 5, BVOD platform My5 and pay TV brands MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon.  For Paramount’s International Studio business, Sarah leads all commercial and operational activity across its network of creative hubs.

Prior to joining Paramount, Rose was the Chief Consumer and Strategy Officer on the Executive Team at Channel 4, where she was responsible for Corporate Strategy, Consumer Insight and Data Science. She originally joined to helm the launch of their VOD service (All4) before moving to lead Commercial and Business Development.

Rose started her career as a graduate on ITV’s fast-track management scheme, eventually assuming the role of General Manager of ITV’s Digital Channels

She holds an MA in English and French from the University of Oxford and completed INSEAD’s Executive Management Course.

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