Syco Names COO Charles Garland To CEO Post, Exec Will Oversee Global TV Biz

Syco Entertainment, the joint venture between Simon Cowell and Sony Music Entertainment, today announces that Charles Garland will become the worldwide CEO with immediate effect.

Formerly the COO, his role will now include leadership of Syco’s global TV business.

Charles joined Syco in March 2011 from Crystal Entertainment, the company he founded in 2007 and served as Chief Executive. He previously served at 19 Entertainment for 8 years, helping to build up its key brands globally. Before that he worked at Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH) as Group Development Director, working with brands including Audi, Natwest and BT, and where he was responsible for building the agency’s international operations, which involved launching offices in Asia and the US. (more…)

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