ITV names EasyJet’s Carolyn McCall as new chief executive – BBC News

ITV has actually designated in charge of EasyJet, Carolyn McCall, as its brand-new president.

Ms McCall, who has actually been at EasyJet for 7 years, will take control of the running of the business broadcaster early next year. ITV’s previous president, Adam Crozier, left in June.

She will be paid a yearly wage of 900,000, plus pension and possible benefit and rewards.

Before running EasyJet, Ms McCall was president at the Guardian.

She likewise is a non-executive director at style business Burberry, rests on the board of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and is a trustee at the Royal Academy.

Ms McCall stated the choice to leave EasyJet had actually been “actually hard”, however after 7 years at the business the time was ideal for a relocation: “The chance from ITV seemed like the best one to take. It is a great business in a revitalizing and vibrant sector.”

ITV chairman Peter Bazalgette stated: “In a really outstanding field of high calibre prospects, Carolyn stuck out for her performance history in media, experience of a global operation, clear tactical acumen and strong record of providing worth to investors. I’m pleased we’ll be collaborating at ITV.”

John Barton, EasyJet chairman, stated: “I promote definitely everybody at EasyJet in stating we will be sorry to see Carolyn leave which we want her well in her interesting brand-new function.”

Her bonus offer intend on signing up with ITV will depend on an optimum of 180% of income, and there will be a long-lasting reward strategy as much as 265% of wage.

ITV explained it as “broadly the very same compensation chance” to Mr Crozier’s.

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