Arqiva has appointed Katrina Dick as Chief Legal Officer.
Katrina also joins the Arqiva Executive Committee, reporting to CEO Paul Donovan, in the key role of leading the Legal function and as Company Secretary to the Board.
Katrina’s career to date includes roles in law firms in Australia, as well as in-house counsel for AAPT, the Australian telecommunications, mobile, internal and satellite company.
She moved to the UK 20 years ago and has held several roles in the communications, media and broadcasting sectors, including at UKTV.
Most recently, Katrina has been interim General Counsel for Anzo, a digital gaming, sports and media business, and prior to that as General Counsel for the Vice Media Group, a global youth media company operating news, digital channels and TV, where she was responsible for the legal function in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Previously, she has gained experience in legal management for the branding, consumer, mobile, technology and innovation divisions, as Director of Legal for Virgin Media; in commercial and rights management as Head of Legal at UKTV; and in setting up a legal function as General Counsel at UK Broadband.
Paul Donovan, Arqiva CEO said: “Katrina is a great addition to our business, with a depth of experience and a broad understanding of our industry that will be incredibly valuable. It was clear when we first spoke that she understands our purpose of enabling a switched-on world to flow, and I look forward to welcoming her to the team.”
Katrina Dick added: “Arqiva is a name I am very familiar with from my previous roles, and it’s a real pleasure to be able to bring my knowledge and experience to bear as the new Chief Legal Officer. I’m excited to meet the wider team and to get out and about to understand even more about this business, which is so crucial to so many customers across the broadcast and utilities sectors.”