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President and General Manager, BBC America

Sarah Barnett


As president and general manager, Sarah Barnett is responsible for the day-to- day operations of BBC America, including the channel’s overall creative and brand strategy, production and development, digital strategy and marketing. She was appointed to this post in November 2014.

Since Barnett has been at the helm of BBC AMERICA, the network has seen unprecedented growth, received an Emmy nomination for Tatiana Maslany in best actress category for buzzy fan favorite hit show “Orphan Black,” and enjoyed breakthrough ratings with hit series such as “Doctor Who.”