(born 1967) is the BBC
's Director of Audio and Music. He joined the BBC in April 2005.
In his current role, he sits on the BBC's Executive Board with overall responsibility for all of the BBC's national radio networks and the corporation's music output across all media. This includes BBC Radios 1, 2, 3 and 4; as well as the BBC digital radio stations Asian Network, 1Xtra, 6 Music and BBC 7; the three BBC orchestras based in England; and the Proms. He also heads up programme making teams across radio and music television. BBC Audio and Music has an annual programming budget of c.£200 million and a staff of over 1,400. In June 2008, it was announced that he was replacing Dame Jenny Abramsky who served at the BBC for 39 years before leaving to chair the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Prior to his current role, he was BBC Director of Marketing, Communications and Audiences.
He was Mark Thompson
's first senior external appointment as Director General
of the BBC
Appointed as UK Marketing Manager for PepsiCo
in 1993, Tim was subsequently promoted to Vice President, Marketing, Europe and Sub-Sahara Africa, holding several similar appointments, including in the United States, before taking up the Vice President for Marketing and Franchise post.
Prior to PepsiCo, Tim Davie worked at Procter & Gamble
having studied English at Selwyn College, Cambridge
He has been Chairman of Freesat, a Director of Freeview and Digital UK
and is currently Trustee and Vice Chairman of Children in......