NBCUniversal Int Networks appoints award-winning Australian TV exec

• She joins NBCU from Foxtel

NBCUniversal International Networks has appointed Brigitte Slattery (pictured) as director, marketing and digital across Australia and New Zealand, effective March 20, 2019.

Slattery is an award winning senior digital and marketing leader with an extensive track record across all facets of the entertainment industry.

She joins NBCU from Foxtel where she held the position of group head of digital and marketing – Lifestyle and was responsible for developing content marketing strategies and reshaping the digital offering for the group.

Prior to Foxtel, Slattery held senior marketing positions at several major entertainment companies within Australia including Warner Bros, HBO and Network 10.

With over a decade of experience, Slattery has a long list of achievements including most recently winning the 2017 ASTRA Creative Professional of the Year.

Brigitte Slattery said: “It’s an exciting time to join such an innovative and future focused global entertainment company. I’m looking forward to reshaping the digital offering and driving new customer experiences for the business.”

Chris Taylor, managing director distribution & networks ANZ said: “I am delighted to welcome Brigitte to the NBCUniversal International Networks team. Brigitte is a highly regarded, innovative marketer and digital leader, who brings with her breadth of experience and creativity. Brigitte’s combination of marketing and digital skills equip her perfectly for this exciting new role in our business.”

The newly created director position will see Slattery take the lead on NBCU’s digitalisation strategy within the Australia and NZ region, driving the overall marketing and PR strategy across the channel brands and broadening the NBCUniversal brand in providing new partnership opportunities.

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