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BBC Worldwide’s head of digital media technology strategy, Douglas Glen, is leaving the broadcaster to head up digital strategy at Andrew Ll…

BBC Worldwide’s head of digital media technology strategy, Douglas Glen, is leaving the broadcaster to head up digital strategy at Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group, a theatre, TV, film and concert group, we have learned and confirmed. Glen told me he will start in mid-August.

Glen joined the BBC’s profit-making wing back in 2006 as head of technology to bolster its direct-to-consumer development across emerging platforms. Earlier he had been director of international video services RealNetworks (NSDQ: RNWK) and, before that, he founded DEZ, an online video consultancy. BBC Worldwide has recently lost digital director Dan Heaf to Channel 4 but will, on July 1, gain BBC future media and technology director Ashley Highfield as CEO of its upcoming Kangaroo VOD JV.

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  1. Is it surprising to find that 2 days after the last episode of I'd Do Anything, we find Lloyd Webber poaching BBC staff?

    Caio

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