Management Team

  • Adam Crozier

    Chief Executive

    Adam Crozier joined ITV as Chief Executive on 26th April 2010. He joined ITV from Royal Mail Group, where he was Chief Executive from 2003, leading the modernisation of the group, transforming it from a heavily loss making position to profitability and reducing the cost base by £1.5 billion.

    From 2000 to 2002, Adam was Chief Executive at The Football Association. During his time at the FA, turnover doubled and financing for the new Wembley Stadium was secured. Between 1995 and 1999, Adam was joint Chief Executive of Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising which he had joined in 1988.

  • Mary Fagan

    Group Communications and Corporate Affairs Director

    Mary Fagan joined ITV as Group Communications and Corporate Affairs Director on 24th January 2011 taking responsibility for ITV’s Corporate Communications and Programme Publicity teams as well as its Public Affairs operation.

    Mary joined ITV from the Royal Mail Group, where she was Corporate and Government Affairs Director from December 2003. A respected Senior City and Industrial journalist with more than 20 years experience, Mary’s previous roles included Deputy City Editor of the Sunday Telegraph, Industrial Correspondent for the Independent and City Reporter at the Evening Standard.

  • Peter Fincham

    Director of Television, Channels and Online

    Peter began in broadcasting in 1985 as a producer at independent production company Talkback Productions. He became Managing Director of Talkback in 1986 and also executive produced many of their biggest shows including Smack the Pony (Channel 4), Da Ali G Show (Channel 4) and Never Mind the Buzzcocks (BBC2).

    In 2001 Talkback Productions was sold to Fremantle Media and in 2003 Peter became Chief Executive of newly merged company TalkbackThames. In January 2005 he left TalkbackThames to become Controller of BBC One, serving for two years before leaving the BBC in October 2007.

  • Andrew Garard

    Group Legal Director

    Andrew joined ITV as Group Legal Director in November 2007. Previously Andrew was a Partner in the corporate department of LeBoeuf, Lamb's London office. Andrew's practice focused on mergers and acquisitions and projects primarily in the telecoms and media sectors in Europe, Asia and the US.

    Prior to joining LeBoeuf, Lamb, Andrew was group general counsel and company secretary at Cable & Wireless PLC, where he was a member of the group executive responsible for global legal, at Reuters Group PLC as global head of legal and deputy general counsel based in the UK, and before that, general counsel Asia based in Hong Kong.

  • Ian Griffiths

    Group Finance Director

    Ian Griffiths became ITV’s Group Finance Director and a member of the Board of ITV plc in September 2008. From 1994 to 2008 Ian was at Emap plc where he held a number of senior finance roles, including the position of Group Finance Director from 2005 to 2008.

    Ian’s early career was at Ernst and Young where he worked in the corporate finance team.

  • Fru Hazlitt

    Managing Director of Commercial and Online

    Fru Hazlitt joined ITV as Managing Director of Commercial and Online on 2nd August 2010. This newly created role, which unites ITV’s airtime sales and online businesses, signals the company’s intent to more fully exploit its properties and brands commercially on all platforms and media and build revenues across its online businesses.

    Her most recent executive post was as Chief Executive of GCap Media Plc until it was sold to Global Radio in 2008. Her previous positions include Chief Executive of Virgin Radio, Managing Director, Yahoo UK and European Commercial Director, Yahoo Europe. Fru is also a Non Executive Director of Betfair and The Rare Tea Company, and Chair of the Women’s Leadership Group for The Prince’s Trust.

  • Kevin Lygo

    Managing Director

    Kevin Lygo joined ITV on the 2nd August 2010 as Managing Director of ITV Studios. He has a strong track record in creative leadership across a broadcasting career spanning three decades that has included key content roles at the BBC, Channel 4 and Five.

    His previous role as Director of Television and Content at Channel 4 included responsibility for Channel 4 Group’s portfolio of channels. Programming highlights during Kevin’s leadership at Channel 4 included Skins, Come Dine With Me, The Inbetweeners, One Born Every Minute, Mo, Jamie’s School Dinners, Shameless, Deal or No Deal, Green Wing and The 11 O’Clock Show.

  • Simon Pitts

    Director of Strategy & Technology

    Simon joined ITV in 2000 and has held roles in ITV’s public affairs, regulatory and new media departments before joining the strategy team in 2007. He was promoted to the ITV Management Board in the role of Director of Strategy and Transformation in January 2011, and more recently to Director of Strategy and Technology to combine the leadership of ITV's Technology Group with the implementation of the company's overall strategic plan.

    Simon also runs SDN, ITV’s digital multiplex business, and sits on the boards of news provider ITN and YouView, the connected television joint venture owned by the UK public service broadcasters, BT, Talk Talk and Arqiva. Simon is also a Trustee of the Royal Television Society. Before ITV Simon worked in the European Parliament in Brussels where he specialised in media issues.