Red Bee Media, a leading global media services provider, has announced the appointment of James Arnold as Chief Executive Officer. Arnold steps into the role from his previous position as Chief Commercial Officer, bringing his extensive experience, knowledge and dedication as a member of Red Bee Media’s founding leadership team.
As Chief Executive Officer, Arnold is expected to lead the company’s next phase of growth, building on its expertise in supporting broadcasters, streaming services, sports leagues and media brands.
According to Åsa Tamsons, Ericsson Senior Vice President, Business Area Technologies & New Businesses and Red Bee Media Chairperson, “James was there from the very beginning of Red Bee Media and is the right leader to take the business to the next level. The media landscape is changing faster than ever, and broadcasters and content providers of all types need to deliver groundbreaking services to consumers while minimising costs and risk. James has unrivalled experience leading customer centric teams to deliver great results. I’m looking forward to working with him as he drives Red Bee Media through its next exciting phase.”
“I’m hugely honoured and excited to lead Red Bee Media at such a pivotal period of transformation in the media industry,” said James Arnold, CEO, Red Bee Media. “Ever since the company’s foundations, our mission has always been to bring the best service and technology expertise to the most creative minds in media. The collective passion, ingenuity and commitment of our people is the engine behind that commitment. In 2023, the importance of partnerships in media has never been greater. Market acceleration brings increased complexity, risk and unpredictability, and media companies need proven and reliable technology partnerships to capture new revenue opportunities and secure sustainable business growth. We’re ready to empower even more incredible success for our customers, this year and beyond.”