Sales Director – BBC Studios
Stanley Fernandes is the Sales Director for BBC Studios Ltd.He is in charge of content sales to all linear channels and digital platforms in India and the subcontinent; driving growth for content sales, revenue and brand exposure with broadcasters and digital platforms.
Stanley has been working in the India media industry for the past 23 years. Prior to joining BBC Studios, Stanley held various positions in the media sector; his last role was with Disney Media Distribution.
At BBC Stanley has been responsible for introducing some of BBCs key brands to viewers across the country; the most recent being BBC First on Zee Café (a branded block that showcases the best of British drama), CBeebies on Zee Q (a branded block that featured content from the world’s most trusted kids brand), Doctor Who on Star (bringing the cult-classic, British fictional character show to India) to name a few.
Stanley started his career as a journalist, followed by a production stint at UTV, producing and developing content for in-flight entertainment. He is a Sociology graduate from St. Xavier’s College with a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from Welingkar Institute of Management.