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Henry Windridge – Head of Brand, Middle East & Africa – Discovery

Henry was currently Head of Marketing at Global Radio, joining in November 2014. Previous to this he was Marketing Manager for the Luxury Group at Hearst Magazines UK, with Harper ‘ s Bazaar, Esquire and the newly launched Town & Country coming under his remit. He was responsible for creating brand strategies that encompass editorial, commercial and circulation requirements.

Prior to Hearst, Henry began his marketing career at ITV in the Network Marketing department, rising from team assistant to brand executive responsible the the on and off-air marketing for drama, soaps and ITV3 and was part of the team that rebranded ITV for which he created the tone of voice guidelines.

Henry ‘ s route in to marketing was rather circuitous – before ITV he was immersed in academia. He was awarded a PhD from UCL on American foreign policy 1947-1956, and also completed a MA from Birkbeck in Television History and Practice, a MSc from LSE in Global Economic History and a BA in History of the Americas from UCL.