WarnerMedia Appoints Miranda Higham SVP Global Communications Manager – Deadline

WarnerMedia has appointed Miranda Higham, a former executive of 21st Century Fox, as senior vice president and chief communications officer for the company’s operations outside of the United States.

She will report to Christy Haubegger, Executive Vice President, Communications and Head of Inclusion.

While WarnerMedia and its predecessor, Time Warner, have long operated internationally, the expansion of HBO Max will put a new emphasis on global results. In June, the streaming service will launch in 39 territories, including Latin America, followed by Europe and other regions.

As Head of Internal and External Corporate Communications for WarnerMedia, Higham will work closely with Director of WarnerMedia International, Gerhard Zeiler, Managing Director for EMEA and Asia, Priya Dogra, and their respective teams. .

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At Fox, Higham headed the company’s communications function in EMEA. She has focused on assisting media companies with high profile M&A activities. Specific cases at Fox included the company’s offering for Sky and its joint venture Endemol Shine. She was also a senior advisor to the management team of Fox (formerly News Corp.) on issues such as the Leveson investigation and the Sky Deutschland turnaround.

His work also encompassed crisis and internal communication, corporate social responsibility, marketing and consumer awareness. She has also worked with governments and industry stakeholders on public policy, legislative and regulatory issues.

“Miranda is an effective strategist and hard-hitting storyteller and has been a trusted advisor to industry leaders, helping to achieve results through times of disruption and transformation,” Haubegger said in a press release. “In addition, she brings a wealth of experience in employee engagement and will be an asset to the team and partnering with stakeholders to ensure all employees are connected globally across the company. .

Higham praised “WarnerMedia’s creativity and vision, its beloved brands and content, and its pioneering commitment to transforming the viewing experience.”

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