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David Mott Hired To Lead ITV Studios Australia

ITV Studios Australia has appointed veteran TV executive David Mott as its CEO. He replaces Anita Jacoby, who left the company in August.

Mott will take up the post in November and report to ITV Studios’ MD for Global Entertainment and resto of world, Maria Kyriacou.

Mott is currently MD of Nine Network Perth and network program executive. He was previously chief programming officer at Network Ten, where he commissioned many hit programs including “Big Brother,” “Australian Idol” and “Masterchef.”

As part of Mott’s new team, Augustus Dulgaro has been appointed to the newly created role of COO, ITV Studios Australia. Dulgaro continues in his role as EVP, Distribution for Asia Pacific for ITV Studios Global Entertainment.

“David is an incredibly talented executive with unrivalled experience in production and broadcasting in Australia, coupled with a deep and detailed knowledge of viewers and hit programming. He is a fantastic leader with superb instincts, while Augustus has almost a decade of experience of leading ITVS GE’s Asia Pacific sales team to great success,” said Kyriacou in a statement.

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