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.
James Conyers was appointed Group General Counsel in 2015. He is responsible for all legal and regulatory affairs across the group. James joined Sky’s legal department in April 1993, becoming Deputy Head of Legal and Business Affairs in 1998, Head of Legal and Business Affairs in 2004 and General Counsel in September 2005.
Gary was appointed Managing Director, Content in January 2015. In this role, he has 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 has been 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.
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.
Didier Lebrat joined BSkyB in December 2006 as Chief Technology Officer. In 2016 he was appointed as Chief Technology Officer across the group. In this role, he leads the technical strategy, development and operations for broadcast, IT, internet and network platforms. Before joining Sky, Didier was CTO at Vodafone Italy, and before that CTO at Orange UK.
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
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.
Alun Webber was appointed Sky’s Chief Product Officer in 2016. Alun leads the development and delivery of Sky’s TV and OTT products across the group. Prior to this he was Managing Director, Product Design & Development for BskyB for 6 years. Alun previously held a number of senior positions encompassing operations, technology and project delivery. He joined Sky in March 1995 from Texas Instruments where he worked in product marketing.
Andrea Zappia was appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Sky Italia in August 2011. In March 2016 he also took responsibility for Sports across the Group, leading the overall development of Sky’s sports business, including pursuing opportunities and supporting sports businesses in each market.
Immediately prior to this he was Managing Director of the Customer Group at BSkyB from February 2010, overseeing the UK sales, marketing and customer operations teams, managing customer acquisition and retention across BSkyB's range of pay-television, broadband and telephony products.
Andrea joined Sky Italia in 2003, as Vice President, Marketing, Promotion and Business Development before taking up the role of Vice President Sport Channels.
Before joining Sky Italia, Andrea held roles at Fila, Ferrari and Maserati. Andrea started his career in the multinational company Procter & Gamble where he worked as European Group Marketing Manager.
He is a member of the Presidential Committee of Assolombarda, for Media and Communications. Andrea is a member of Luxottca’s board of directors, where he was elected President of the Human Resources Committee, and he sits on Banca Sistema’s Board.