EXCLUSIVE: Fox is staffing up in its platform distribution crew.
The corporate has employed Google exec Rachel Berk as SVP, Distribution, Platform Partnerships. Within the newly created function, Berk will handle partnerships for Fox manufacturers together with Tubi throughout linked TV companies.
Reporting to BJ Elias, EVP of Distribution, Superior Companies, Berk will lead the platform distribution crew, chargeable for the home and worldwide distribution of linked TV companies together with Tubi, Fox Sports activities, Fox Native, Fox Information and Fox Nation throughout platforms together with Amazon, Roku and Samsung.
Earlier than becoming a member of Fox, Berk labored at Google for seven years, most lately their Head of Media Offers and Business Packages for Android. On this function, she led the offers crew chargeable for negotiating platform distribution agreements with media companions. Previous to that, she labored in enterprise growth the place she led associate direct-to-consumer launches on Android and labored on product technique for Google TV.
Previous to becoming a member of Google, she spent ten years working in movie manufacturing and growth at MGM, Illumination Leisure and movie financier Evening & Day Photos.
“Rachel is a extremely achieved govt in each know-how and media and an knowledgeable dealmaker,” stated Elias. “We’re excited to have her be a part of our crew as we proceed to broaden the attain of Tubi and Fox’s different digital merchandise via artistic dealmaking and progressive partnerships with main platforms.”