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Guy is Managing Director for Freeview, the UK’s biggest TV platform. Recently he has led both a full re-brand and the launch of Freeview Play; the biggest development in the company’s history, which brings catch-up TV from the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5, on-demand services and live television to the mass market.
Prior to joining Freeview in July 2011 Guy was at Victim Support where he transformed the brand with a new positioning, identity and advertising campaign, and put in place the national charity’s first five year fundraising strategy.
His media expertise comes from over a decade at the BBC, working in several senior marketing roles, with responsibility for BBC Digital channels, BBC Sport and the BBC Television channel portfolio. His last eighteen months at the BBC were in BBC Worldwide, working on the global franchise strategy for Top Gear, Dr Who and Dancing with the Stars brands.
Prior to the BBC, Guy developed his commercial focus in marketing roles at Bass Brewers, increasing share and profit for the Worthington, Grolsch and Carling brands.
Guy is married with two children and has always been a sports fanatic. He is now concentrating on golf having stopped playing competitive hockey and cricket.
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Owen heads up the marketing department at Freeview, the UK’s most-watched TV service, with presence in 19 million homes. During his tenure, he has overseen a range of award-winning campaigns, a successful rebrand and high profile product launches for Freeview HD and Freeview Play. Before joining Freeview, Owen helped launch video on demand services for PlayStation and Channel 4.
Previously, Owen spent eight years in account management at some of London’s best known marketing agencies, including three years as a co-founder of a start-up agency.
Owen holds an MSc in Consumer Psychology, specialising in the role of emotions in advertising and how social influence affects consumers. He lectures in advertising psychology at London Metropolitan University.
Owen lives in Dulwich with his wife and two children. He is an occasional captain of his local tennis club, a big fan of stand up, plays the guitar badly and dabbles in collecting records.
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