Red Bee Media, a leading global media services provider, announces the appointment of James Arnold as Chief Executive Officer. Arnold steps into the role from his previous position as Chief Commercial Officer, bringing his extensive experience, knowledge and dedication as a member of Red Bee Media’s founding leadership team.

As Chief Executive Officer, Arnold will lead the next phase of growth, building on the company’s deep roots and proven expertise supporting the world’s leading broadcasters, streaming services, sports leagues and media brands. Red Bee Media provides its customers with a flexible range of services to supply, enrich and deliver the highest-profile media experiences for millions of viewers around the globe. Customers trust Red Bee Media to navigate constant change, drive efficiencies and harness the latest technology to unlock fast growing markets.

James Arnold

"I am hugely honored and excited to lead Red Bee Media at such a pivotal period of transformation in the media industry. Ever since the company’s foundations, our mission has always been to bring the best service and technology expertise to the most creative minds in media. The collective passion, ingenuity and commitment of our people is the engine behind that commitment. In 2023, the importance of partnerships in media has never been greater. Market acceleration brings increased complexity, risk and unpredictability, and media companies need proven and reliable technology partnerships to capture new revenue opportunities and secure sustainable business growth. We’re ready to empower even more incredible success for our customers, this year and beyond.”

James Arnold, CEO, Red Bee Media

“James was there from the very beginning of Red Bee Media and is the right leader to take the business to the next level.  The media landscape is changing faster than ever, and broadcasters and content providers of all types need to deliver groundbreaking services to consumers while minimising costs and risk.  James has unrivalled experience leading customer centric teams to deliver great results. I’m looking forward to working with him as he drives Red Bee Media through its next exciting phase,” said Åsa Tamsons, Ericsson Senior Vice President, Business Area Technologies & New Businesses and Red Bee Media Chairperson.

About Red Bee

Red Bee Media is the leading global media services partner for innovation and growth. Every day, millions of people across the globe discover, enjoy and engage with content prepared, managed, broadcast and streamed using Red Bee’s services. The company empowers some of the world’s strongest media brands, broadcasters and content owners to instantly connect with audiences anywhere at any time. Headquartered in London, with 2300 media experts in Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and North America, Red Bee provides innovative solutions across the entire content delivery chain including Playout, OTT, Distribution, MCR, Media Management, Access Services, Content Discovery, and Post-Production. 



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