Fox Leisure Chairman Charlie Collier is leaving the linear community to hitch Roku.
He joins as President, Roku Media, efficient in late October, based mostly in New York.
Collier will oversee promoting and content material on the digital streaming firm. He’ll run Roku Media globally, managing its advert platform enterprise in addition to content material for Roku’s owned and operated channels, together with The Roku Channel.
Throughout his time with the linear community, which got here largely after the sale of most of 21st Century Fox to The Walt Disney Firm, he was chargeable for buying free streamer Tubi, launching Studio Ramsay World with superstar chef Gordon Ramsay, launching Blockchain Artistic Labs and buying Bento Field Leisure and MarVista Leisure.
It comes as a significant change for Roku, which additionally sees Mustafa Ozgen and Gidon Katz promoted to President, Units and President, Client Expertise respectively.
All three report back to Anthony Wooden, Roku Founder and CEO.
“There’s a great alternative to additional speed up and evolve Roku’s enterprise because the streaming platform constructed for promoting, and Charlie is the best individual to assist us capitalize on the second,” mentioned Wooden. “He’s a confirmed chief who brings huge expertise, a historical past of evolving companies, robust artistic instincts, expertise relationships and a monitor document of driving income and development. He’ll play an integral function in serving to us obtain even larger success as a next-generation media firm.”