Executive Chairman Bob Campbell has retired after 23 years with the company, it has been announced.
Establishing Screentime in 1996 with Des Monaghan, under Campbell’s chairmanship the company has been responsible for some of Australia’s most iconic and award-winning television including the Underbelly franchise, the world’s first music reality competition Popstars, and more recently Anh’s Brush With Fame, Hughesy We Have A Problem, Pine Gap, Anzac Girls, Cloudstreet, Janet King, Playing For Keeps, RBT as well as the highly anticipated Informer 3838.
Bob Campbell said: “Screentime has exceeded all the expectations Des and I had for it 23 years ago when we set it up. It has been built on the hard work and creativity of a lot of people, as well as great partnerships with our shareholders. Under Rory’s leadership, I have every confidence of Screentime’s continued success.”
And effective immediately:
Screentime Executive Producer Johnny Lowry has been promoted to Head of Non-Scripted, where he’s overseen Anh’s Brush With Fame, Hughesy We Have A Problem, Trial By Kyle, The Driving Test, Nazeem Hussain’s Orange Is The New Brown and the upcoming SAS Who Dares Wins.
Upon the announcement Lowry said: “I’ve thoroughly enjoyed working with Screentime Banijay over the last 4 years and I look forward to further contributing to its ongoing success.”
A MEMBER OF THE BANIJAY GROUP, Screentime includes Screentime Pty Ltd in Australia and Screentime Limited in New Zealand.