Red Bee Media names Patrick Tillieux Chief Executive Officer
Red Bee Media today announced the appointment of Patrick Tillieux as Chief Executive Officer.
Red Bee Media, one of the world’s leading media management companies providing multi-platform technology and creative solutions to broadcasters, content rights holders, platform operators and brand owners, today announced the appointment of Patrick Tillieux as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. Patrick will be responsible for the management and direction of Red Bee Media’s business and strategic vision worldwide, leading a team of over 1,500 employees in the UK, France, Spain, Germany and Australia. He will be based in London and will report to Michael Cook, Chairman of the Board, Red Bee Media.
Michael Cook commented: “Patrick’s appointment comes at a very exciting time for Red Bee Media. His extensive knowledge and experience of the global media industry will be an invaluable asset as we seek out new opportunities for expansion and help our clients to maximise the opportunities afforded by the collision of broadcasting and broadband. We are delighted to have Patrick on board and believe that he is the ideal candidate to lead Red Bee Media into the next phase of its growth and ensure that the company remains at the very forefront of media technology, creativity and innovation.”
Patrick Tillieux commented: “Red Bee Media is a true leader in the media services business. As a seasoned media executive I admire the quality of its services, its forward-thinking and innovative approach and the freshness of its creativity. Red Bee Media is a great company, highly respected by today’s media clients and well geared up to support the media industry of tomorrow. I am excited by this opportunity and I look forward to joining Red Bee Media and leading its teams. It is my intention to focus on further enhancing our services, embracing new technologies and expanding into new markets.”
Most recently, Patrick served as business adviser and venture partner to private equity firms and select corporate clients. Prior to this, he was Chief Operating Officer of ProSiebenSat1, one of the leading media groups in Europe. Patrick has also previously held leadership positions at SBS Broadcasting Europe, Canal+, RTL Netherlands and TF1 and holds Masters Degrees in Engineering and Industrial Administration.
Patrick succeeds Bill Patrizio, who stepped down last month from the role of Chief Executive Officer, Red Bee Media, after 3.5 years with the company.