BritBox President and CEO Soumya Sriraman to Step Down

She will exit by the end of October, with BBC Studios and ITV planning to announce new leadership in “coming weeks”

Soumya Sriraman is stepping down as president and CEO of the BBC Studios- and ITV-owned North American streaming service BritBox at the end of this month, the companies announced Tuesday. BBC Studios and ITV say they plan to announce “new leadership” for the British content SVOD “in the coming weeks.”

Along with the announcement of Sriraman’s exit, BritBox revealed it has hit 1.5 million subscribers to date, which the streaming service attributes to its outgoing president and CEO’s leadership, calling her a “key architect in building and launching” the platform.

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Jennifer Maas

Jennifer Maas

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