Timothy Douglas Davie is the Chief Executive Officer of BBC Worldwide who served as acting Director-Genera of the BBC following George Entwistle’s resignation in November 2012 until Lord Hall took over the role permanently in April 2013. In June 2008, it was announced that he was replacing Jenny Abramsky, who served at the BBC for 39 years before leaving to chair the Heritage Lottery Fund. Appointed Director of Audio & Music, he sat on the BBC’s Executive Board with overall responsibility for all of the BBC’s national radio networks and the corporation’s music output across all median. In July 2009 he was on The Guardian’s list of the 100 must influential people in media.
Early Life And Education Of Tim Davie
Tim Davie was born on 25 April 1967 in Turville Heath, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom.
Previously, he studied at Whitgift School and later joined Selwyn College to study English. He joined Procter & Gamble as a trainee in 1991.
Tim Davie's Career
In 1993, he was appointed UK Marketing Manager for PepsiCo. He was promoted to Vice President, Marketing, Europe and Sub-Sahara Africa.
He started working at BBC net worth as a Marketing Director in April 2005. He also worked in Communications and Audiences.
He replaced Jenny Abramsky in June 2008 who served in the BBC net worth for almost 39 years. He took all the responsibilities of the BBC's national radio networks being Director of Audio & Music.
He covered all the areas including BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 3, and BBC Radio 4 along with BBC Radio 1Xtra, BBC Radio 6 Music, BBC Asian Network, and BBC 7.
On 11 November 2012, he worked as an acting Director-General as George Entwistle left the job. Further, he's the director of Freeview and Digital UK and Chairman of Freesat. He is a Vice Chairman of Children in Need.
He was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of BBC Worldwide working with Tony Hall. He was listed in the '100 most influential people in media' by The Guardian in 2009.
He was appointed to the new BBC Board in April 2017. Currently, he is the Chairman of Comic Relief, Trustee of the Tate and Trustee of the Royal TV Society.
He leads BBC Studios, the Corporation largest commercial subsidiary as CEO in 2018. BBC studios were formed in April 2018 by the BBC's principal production arm and the merger of BBC Worldwide.
Tim Davie's Net Worth
Davie earns around £400,000 a year. He comes under the list of the richest people in UK media.
Details about his net worth assets is yet to be revealed in media.
Tim Davie's Personal Life
Moving to Davie personal life, he hasn’t shared much on it. All that is known about him is that he is married and had three sons.
Besides, there is no information on his wife's name or his children names. There is no information on his past relationship or affair or how their married life is going on.
Therefore, it can be said that Davie is very secretive personal and likes to keep his personal life away from media.