Morris is promoted from her current role as Vice President of Sales, UK & Eire, WBITD, in recognition of her outstanding work overseeing both the sales of Warner Bros. television series, movies and animation for multiple platforms, and the licensing of products distributed by WBITD. These products include television series, feature films, made-for-television movies and animation to free and pay TV outlets via terrestrial, cable and satellite, as well as advertiser-supported (AVOD) and subscription-based (SVOD) video-on-demand across OTT platforms.
Jeffrey R. Schlesinger, President, Warner Bros. Worldwide Television Distribution, said: “In a time of rapid change for the TV marketplace, with new business models, windows and platforms, Alison’s first-rate leadership and commercial skills have been an essential part of our success.”
Josh Berger, President & Managing Director, Warner Bros. UK, Ireland & Spain said: “Alison’s work heading up the UK sales operation of our television business has been exceptional. We are delighted to recognise her achievements with this well-deserved promotion.”
Morris joined Warner Bros. in November 2007, rising from Director of Sales to Vice President of Sales, UK & Eire, WBITD. Prior to that, she held senior positions in both Channel 4 and BBC Worldwide.
About Warner Bros. International Television Distribution:
Warner Bros. International Television Distribution is one of the world’s largest distributors of feature films, television programs and animation to the international television marketplace (broadcast, pay cable, basic cable, satellite, pay-per-view, subscription video-on-demand, digital platforms, etc.). It licenses some 61,000 hours of programming (including more than 6,500 features and 3,000 television programs, comprised of tens of thousands of individual episodes), dubbed or subtitled in more than 40 languages, to telecasters and cablecasters in more than 175 countries.
About Warner Bros. UK:
Warner Bros. Entertainment UK (WBEUK) is a fully integrated, broad-based entertainment company and a leader in the creation, production, distribution, licensing and marketing of all forms of entertainment and their related businesses. WBEUK, led by Josh Berger, is part of Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., a Time Warner company. Based in Warner House, Holborn, London (with a small regional office in Dublin, Ireland), it has the broadest footprint of businesses outside of the US, including Warner Bros. Television Production UK (formerly Shed Media), Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden (the former home of the Harry Potter film series, now comprised of 13 sound stages), Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter, TT Games (makers of LEGO videogames, including “LEGO Dimensions”), Rocksteady Studios (makers of the “Batman: Arkham” videogame trilogy) and Warner Bros. De Lane Lea (one of the UK’s leading audio post-production facilities). Recent Warner Bros. film releases include “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” “The Accountant,” “Storks,” “Suicide Squad,” “The Legend of Tarzan,” “The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Case,” “Me Before You” and “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.”