July 3, 2015
By Nur Zalikha Khamis
Sydney, Australia – Tim Christlieb has been appointed as the new Director of Channels for BBC Worldwide Australia and New Zealand (ANZ), Managing Director Jon Penn announced.
In this role he will lead the programming and acquisitions strategy across BBC Worldwide ANZ’s portfolio of locally managed channels: BBC First, BBC UKTV, BBC Knowledge, BBC CBeebies in Australia and BBC UKTV and BBC Knowledge in New Zealand.
Christlieb joined BBC Worldwide ANZ in May 2012 as the Head of Programming and Production, becoming the Head of Channels in October 2013. He originally joined the ANZ team from London where he was BBC Worldwide Head of Scheduling for the Nordics and Italy for two years.