Dee Forbes is President & Managing Director of Discovery Networks Western Europe. Headquartered in London, Dee manages all commercial and channel activities for Discovery Networks Western Europe’s business covering 18 factual, lifestyle and entertainment brands in 17 countries. Discovery’s footprint reaches over 330 million cumulative subscribers across Europe including the UK, Italy, Germany, Spain, Norway, Sweden, Denmark and the Netherlands.
Dee was previously at Turner Broadcasting, part of Time Warner, where she ran Turner’s business in the UK and Ireland which consisted of seven entertainment channels including Cartoon Network, Boomerang and TCM. She spent several years working at Turner in a variety of commercial roles including General Manager for the Nordic/Central and Eastern Europe and EMA regions and head of Advertising Sales for Europe.
Prior to joining Turner, Dee was an Account Director at Media Audits, a media consultancy and began her career at Young and Rubicam Media in Europe.