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

    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.

  • 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.

  • David Osborn

    Human Resources Director

    David joined ITV as the Human Resources Director for ITV Studios in May 2011. David has gained previous experience in both the UK and internationally whilst working in a variety of businesses including EMI Music, Vodafone, Visa Europe and Marks & Spencer.

    David was appointed to the Management Board in October 2014 as Group HRD and is responsible for delivering the group's People Strategy.
  • Simon Pitts

    Managing Director, Online, Pay TV, Interactive & Technology

    Simon joined ITV in 2000 and has held a range of roles across corporate strategy, general management, digital media, policy & regulation, and public affairs.

    He was promoted to the ITV Management Board in the role of Director of Strategy and Transformation in January 2011, then to Director of Strategy and Technology in March 2013 to combine leadership of ITV's Technology and Broadcast Operations teams with implementation of ITV's overall strategic plan. He took on his most recent role in December 2014 with a remit to grow ITV's Online, Pay TV and Interactive businesses alongside continued leadership of the Technology Group. Simon also has responsibility for 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.

  • Kelly Williams

    Managing Director of Commercial

    Kelly Williams joined ITV in August, 2011 as Group Commercial Director and was promoted to the Management Board as Managing Director of Commercial in December, 2014. He also sits on the Thinkbox Board and the BARB Strategy Board.

    Before joining ITV, Kelly was Sales Director at Channel 5 and prior to that held various positions at UKTV, Sky and Thames Television.