Disney Star has appointed Harry Griffith as Head – Rights Acquisition & Syndication (Sports) effective from November 2021.
In his new role, Harry will be taking over additional responsibilities of rights acquisition and key licensor relationships in addition to his current responsibility of heading Global syndication and sales for Sports. He will report to Sanjog Gupta who heads Sports for Disney Star.
Harry has been a part of the Sports team since July 2015. He started his journey with the Sales team and proceeded to take on global syndication of sports rights. Over the last year, Harry has managed tough negotiations in the Middle East and facilitated rights deal renewals across the world.
In his career span of fifteen years in the media, sports, and entertainment industry, Harry has worked with Eurosport and IMG Media.
Harry has expertise in TV/Digital media rights, ad sales solutions, rights acquisition, syndication, sponsorship, digital, monetisation and business development for the world’s leading rights owners, agencies and broadcasters in multiple territories.