London – BBC Worldwide has appointed Tim Mutimer to the newly created role of senior vice president, Global TV Sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). To join BBC Worldwide in summer, Mutimer will report to Steve Macallister, MD Global TV Sales, BBC Worldwide, to be responsible for Global TV Sales business for all rights windows in the EMEA region, including TV, digital platforms and DVD. He will also oversee the EMEA sales force of 65 staff with bases in London, Paris and Cologne. Mutimer joins recent appointments Joyce Yeung, SVP Asia, and Paul Telegdy, EVP Americas to expand the Global TV Sales’ senior team in its new growth phase. Mutimer will join from Granada International where he has served for eight years and is currently director of sales for its global sales business. He has also held international TV and publishing sales roles with Scottish Media Group International and Routledge.