Bios — BBC Studios - Americas

Ann M. Sarnoff

President, BBC Studios - Americas
As President, BBC Studios Americas, Ann M. Sarnoff is responsible for driving growth and profit across the company’s diversified business divisions in the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. She oversees linear and digital program sales and co-productio... Read More

Nigel Gaines

Chief Financial Officer, BBC Studios - Americas
In his current position, Nigel Gaines is responsible for BBC Studios - Americas’ (FKA BBC Worldwide – North America) financial reporting, financial planning and analysis, treasury, tax and risk management activities, and corporate financial strategy.... Read More

Vernon Chu

General Counsel, BBC Studios - Americas
Vernon G. Chu has been the General Counsel for BBC Studios – Americas (FKA BBC Worldwide - North America) since July 1999, and is responsible for all legal matters affecting BBC Studios in the U.S., Canada and Latin America. He oversees policy and co... Read More

Sergei Kuharsky

EVP, Franchise and Digital Enterprises, BBC Studios - Americas
Sergei Kuharsky was appointed EVP, Franchise and Digital Enterprises for BBC Studios – Americas (FKA BBC Worldwide – North America) in March, 2017.  He is responsible for increasing revenue across e-commerce, home entertainment (DVD & EST), consu... Read More

Patty Erickson

Senior Vice President, Human Resources, BBC Studios - Americas
Patty Erickson joined BBC Studios – Americas (FKA BBC Worldwide - North America) in 2011 as SVP Human Resources. She leads HR organization and people initiatives across the Americas and the International Production & Formats Group. She is respons... Read More

Christine Black

Senior Vice President, Communications and Events, BBC Worldwide - Americas
As Senior Vice President, Communications and Events for BBC Worldwide - Americas, Christine Black is responsible for driving the communications and events strategy for BBC Worldwide in the U.S. and Canada. With teams in New York, Los Angeles, and Mia... Read More