IMG Productions, a division of IMG, has appointed Nick Moody as the head of its Premier League Productions (PLP) operation.
Moody was most recently overseeing IMG’s production of Premier League coverage for ESPN, having previously worked for ITV Sport and Sky Sports. He began his new role on 1st December.
“I’m delighted to be joining what is already a very successful and dynamic production team and with the assistance of the new executive team further develop and improve the product that we deliver Premier League licensees,” Moody said in a statement.
“The opportunity to work once again on arguably the biggest sporting brand in the world is a great honour and I can’t wait to get started.”
PLP was recently appointed by the Premier League for another three years to handle production and distribution for its international programming. This includes the customisation of all 380 matches as well as the production of the 24 hour Content Service offering, seven days a week.
Paul Molnar, the Premier League’s director of media operations and international broadcasting, added of Moody’s appointment: “We are extremely pleased to welcome Nick Moody to the Premier League Productions team.
“He has an excellent track record of working on the production of top quality sports programming and, along with the other members of a very strong executive team, will work to deliver the best possible Premier League offering to all of our international rights holders.”
Meanwhile, IMG Productions has also appointed Simon Carr as the executive producer for core programming at PLP, and Steve Tudgay as the executive producer for the operation’s content service.