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Jeremy Darroch

Major Career Roles:

  • Chair of Sky plc
  • Group CEO of Sky plc


Other Career Highlights: 

  • SID of Burberry Group plc
  • Chair of Business in the Community
  • NED of Youth Sport Trust
  • Council Member of the National Centre for Universities & Business.
  • NED of Marks and Spencer Group plc
  • Governor of Bradford Technical College
  • Group FD of Dixons Retail plc
  • Division FD of Dixons Retail plc
  • Regional FD of Procter & Gamble Co

Jeremy Darroch has a wealth of professional experience from positions in the fast moving consumer goods, healthcare, media, retail, technology, and telecommunications sectors. He has FTSE100 CEO, CFO and Senior Independent Non-Executive Director experience, therefore is able to view the governance agenda from all angles. He has both B2C and B2B experience.


Jeremy is a Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Reckitt Benckiser Group plc, Chair of the National Oceanography Centre, an Independent Director at Ahren Acquisition Corp, an ambassador for the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and a Senior Advisor of Bain Capital and the Multichoice Group.


Jeremy served as Advisor to Sky following fourteen years of leading the company as CEO then Chair. During his tenure, Sky transformed from a linear satellite broadcaster into Europe’s largest multi-platform TV provider with over 23 million customers across Europe. The company tripled in size and delivered consistent double-digit growth in revenues, profit and earning, creating over £24 billion of value for shareholders and thousands of jobs across Europe.


Under Jeremy’s leadership, Sky’s innovation and investment has revolutionised the television viewing experience with award-winning products, whilst becoming one of the largest investors in the European content industries. Jeremy also widened Sky’s investment in general entertainment, arts and movie content whilst continuing to invest strongly in its more traditional areas such as news and sport, while leading a major expansion in Sky’s broader contribution to society, over-seeing its growing commitment through Sky’s Bigger Picture programme.


During this period, Sky’s environmental contribution has become substantial, with Sky becoming the first major media company in the world to commit to becoming Net Zero Carbon by 2030.