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EasyJet boss Carolyn McCall named new ITV CEO

Geoff Riley

17th July 2017

From flights to schedules, one of Britain's most admired CEOs has landed a new role.

Carolyn McCall is joining ITV  after 7 years as Chief Executive of EasyJet. She is a high profile businesswomen who must now steers ITV through another challenging period as the television industry continues to go through a period of rapid change.

Some wags on Twitter have responded in typical fashion - McCall heads to ITV whilst her luggage heads to Channel 5 being a notable example! Others have questioned whether programmes will start on time! Some are anticipating a lot more pilots in the months ahead.

Don't forget though that EasyJet shares have risen by more than 200% since Carolyn McCall was made CEO in 2010. 

Here are some links to articles on Carolyn McCall

Background data on ITV's share of audience in the UK and also their main sources of revenue

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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