London, UK, Tuesday 8 December 2015: The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) today announced the appointment of Paul Davies in a new full-time position as Head of Broadcast and Production at the AELTC and The Championships, Wimbledon.
Paul Davies is a multiple award-winning television executive with 30 years experience in the broadcast industry, most recently as Lead Executive Producer for the BBC’s Olympic, tennis, rugby, golf, boat race and Sports Personality of the Year output.
Mick Desmond, Commercial & Media Director at the AELTC, said: “We are delighted that we have attracted Paul to this position and I look forward to welcoming him to the Commercial & Media team.
"I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Mervyn Hall, who will retire from his position as Head of Broadcast after The Championships 2016. We value highly the role Mervyn has played in building collaborative working relationships with our global media partners over the past 13 years.
“Paul, with his vast experience in production, will play a pivotal role in taking these relationships yet further to continue to ensure the unrivalled broadcasting of The Championships."
Paul Davies, who will take up his position in the New Year, said: “I'm thrilled to be joining the AELTC at such an exciting time for The Championships, and with the opportunity offered by a rapidly evolving media & sports rights landscape.
“I have loved my years at the BBC, and all the sports, events and teams I've been a part of will serve me well as I step up into my role at Wimbledon. I am very lucky to have had the experiences I've had, and am pleased to be able build on many of my existing relationships in my new role."
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