Tag Archives: Archie Norman

ITV to pounce on struggling rivals STV and UTV?

The UK’s only two remaining independent terrestrial TV companies – STV which operates in Scotland and UTV Media in Northern Ireland – are both in the takeover frame following recent troubles. STV, formerly Scottish Television and best known for its ...

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Channel 5 owner Richard Desmond set to scupper ITV’s new sales team

Daily Express owner Richard Desmond has compiled a huge fortune by, among other things, not playing by the rules as they are understood by rival media owners. And now, as the new owner of Channel 5, he’s about to scupper ...

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Adam Crozier and Archie Norman are the lottery winners at ITV

ITV made £320m in pre-tax profits in 2010 and, more crucially, managed to reduce its debt from £612m to £188m and pension deficit from £436m to £313m. Even better for the dynamic duo of CEO Adam Crozier and chairman Archie ...

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ITV is set to announce £300m profits from good old spot advertising – so why is it worrying so much about digital?

To put this into context, ITV’s anticipated pre-tax profits of £300m (due to be announced Wednesday) on a revenue of about £2bn nearly all come from the sale of TV spots (up 16 per cent over the course of the ...

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