Jeremy joined Sky as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in 2004 and was appointed CEO in December 2007.
Jeremy became Group CEO following the acquisition of Sky Italia and Sky Deutschland in 2014.
He has extensive experience in the retailing and fast-moving consumer goods sectors. Prior to joining Sky, Jeremy was Group Finance Director of DSG International plc (DSG), formerly Dixons Group plc and prior to DSG, he spent 12 years at Procter & Gamble in a variety of roles in the UK and Europe.
Jeremy is a Non-Executive Director of Burberry Group plc and Chairman of Business in the Community, the Prince of Wales’ responsible business network. Jeremy is also an Ambassador for WWF.
Andrew GriffithGroup Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer
Andrew was appointed as a member of the Board and as Chief Financial Officer in 2008 and became Group Chief Operating Officer in 2016. His current role includes responsibility for Group Strategy, Corporate & Business Development, Group Product, Digital and Supply Chain.
He joined the Company in 1999 from Rothschild, the investment banking organisation, where he provided financial and strategic advice to corporate clients in the technology, media and telecommunications sector. He held a number of senior finance roles prior to his appointment to the Board.
In March 2014, Andrew was appointed Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Just Eat plc and from April 2017 to April 2018 served as Interim Chairman. He also Chairs their Audit Committee and is a member of the Nomination Committee.
Vicky studied Law with French at Birmingham University and qualified as a solicitor in 1995. She spent time working in Brussels and on secondment to the UK’s competition authority before joining Sky in 2000. She has held a number of roles at Sky, specialising in competition and regulation before being promoted to the role of UK General Counsel in 2016 and Group General Counsel in 2019.
Debbie KleinGroup Chief Marketing, Corporate Affairs and People Officer
Debbie joined Sky in 2018 as Group Chief Marketing and Corporate Affairs Officer and has recently extended her remit to include People. She has responsibility for overall brand and marketing development, as well as leading corporate communications, public affairs, internal communications, Sky’s Bigger Picture (corporate social responsibility) program and human resources.
Prior to joining Sky, Debbie was Chief Executive Europe and Asia Pacific at The Engine Group, an integrated marketing services business where she has worked closely with Sky for 12 years. She held various leadership roles in her 20 years at the firm, including Head of Strategy. Earlier in her career she worked in Strategy and Insight at Saatchi & Saatchi and Nielsen.
With more than 30 years of experience in telecoms, information systems and technology, Mohamed is Group Chief Technology Officer of Sky Group, Europe’s leading media and entertainment company. As Group CTO, Mohamed sets the Group-level vision, objectives and operating model for all Sky’s European territories in order to form a cohesive, Sky-wide technology strategy. His team oversees all the technology systems underpinning Sky’s European-wide TV services, broadband, mobile and digital platforms as well major strategic programmes such as cyber security. He leads the Technology Executive board reporting into Sky’s CEO.
Fraser joined Sky as Group Chief Product Officer in June 2019 from Sky’s parent company Comcast. He joined Comcast in 2014, rising to Senior Vice President of Digital Home, Devices and AI overseeing product developments including the company-wide effort to become all IP and the launch of the first voice-controlled remote control. Prior to his time at Comcast, Fraser held roles at Verizon, Intel Media and Sky.
Gary was appointed Chief Executive Officer, Sky Studios in June 2019. Prior to this he was Managing Director, Content where he had the responsibility for Sky’s entertainment, movies and news channels in the UK and Ireland as well as the entire entertainment offering of Sky Deutschland where he was Executive Vice President Programming since 2011.
For the majority of his career, Gary has worked as a senior executive in the international pay TV industry holding senior roles in Europe, Asia and the US. Before joining Sky Deutschland in June 2010, Gary held a senior role at Sky Italia, where he was responsible for launching its terrestrial TV network, cielo. He has also worked as Managing Director of BSkyB in England and CEO of STAR TV in Hong Kong.
Barney FrancisChief Executive Officer, Future Sport
Stephen van RooyenChief Executive Officer, UK and Ireland
Stephen was appointed Chief Executive, UK and Ireland in March 2016. Prior to this he was Chief Marketing, Sales and Digital officer for two years, following three years as Managing Director, Sales and Marketing. Stephen is responsible for Sky’s UK and ROI consumer and business divisions, including all brand, marketing, customer acquisition and retention as well as all Sky’s products across TV, entertainment and communications
Andrea ZappiaChief Executive Officer, Continental Europe
Andrea Zappia is Chief Executive Continental Europe of Sky Group, a new international role assigned in November 2018 that covers the markets of Italy, Germany, Austria, Spain and Switzerland. He is also CEO of Sky Italia from 2011.
Since April 2015 Zappia has joined the Luxottica Board of Directors and was appointed Chairman of the Human Resources Committee.
From 2010 to 2011, he was Managing Director Customer Group at BSkyB, overseeing the UK pay-TV sales, marketing and customer operations teams, in charge of new customers acquisition and retention across BSkyB's range of pay-television, broadband and telephony products.
Zappia joined Sky Italia in 2003, when the pay TV was set up. From 2003 to 2007, he was Vice President, Marketing, Promotion and Business Development, reporting to the CEO. Then, before moving to BSkyB in 2010, he was Vice President Sport Channels of the Italian pay-TV.
Before joining Sky Italia, Zappia held an office as Vice President Marketing and Product Development worldwide at Fila and, from 1996 to 2001, as Global Sales and Marketing Director for Ferrari and Maserati. Zappia started his career in the multinational company Procter&Gamble where he worked as European Group Marketing Manager.
Andrea Zappia is 55 years old, was born in Tripoli but grew up in Bologna where he graduated in Economics.
Carsten SchmidtChief Executive Officer, Sky Deutschland
Carsten Schmidt was appointed CEO of Sky Deutschland in June 2015. Prior to that he held the roles of Chief Officer Sports, Advertising Sales & Internet at Sky Deutschland, and Managing Director Programming at Sky Austria.
Prior to joining Sky Deutschland Carsten was Managing Director of WIGE Media, one of Europe’s leading sports media providers, where he led Marketing and Television division for four years.