Dawn AireyBoard member
Appointed: 1 April 2007
Re-appointed: 1 April 2011
Dawn Airey is President of CLT-UFA UK TV (part of RTL Group). She joined in September 2010 from Five where, as Chair and CEO, she oversaw the sale of the business to Northern and Shell.
Previously she was Managing Director, Global Content at ITV where she oversaw its UK and international production and content businesses. Prior to that, she was BSkyB’s Managing Director, Channels & Services, with responsibilities that included the multichannel operator’s wholly-owned and joint venture channels and their distribution to other platforms.
She has also held senior posts and Channel 4 and between 2000-02 was Five’s CEO, having been the broadcaster’s Director of Programmes at launch.
Dawn was awarded a Fellowship by the Royal Television Society in June 1998. She is a Vice-President of the RTS, a non-executive Director of Thomas Cook PLC, and Chair of the Grierson Trust and Chair of the National Youth Theatre.
Dawn brings to the Board her leadership experience in a major commercial company.
Ms Airey chairs the Board's Remuneration Committee.