Simon Pitts joined STV as Chief Executive in 2018 and set out a growth strategy to transform STV into a digital streaming and IP-led media business, delivering consistent growth during his tenure.
Previously, Simon was on ITV’s executive board as Managing Director, Online, Pay TV, Interactive &Technology.
Over a 17-year career there, Simon held a range of senior roles and, as Director of Strategy, was one of the main architects of the company’s strategic transformation under Adam Crozier and Archie Norman. Simon was on the board of ITN for eight years and prior to ITV, worked in the European Parliament.
He is Vice Chair of the Royal Television Society and a trustee of the STV Children’s Appeal and of pre-school literary charity Oscar’s Book Prize.