Immediate Media appoints Tim Hudson as director of international licensing and syndication

Immediate Media has announced the appointment of Tim Hudson to the position of director of international licensing and syndication.   
Hudson joins Immediate, reporting to commercial director Duncan Tickell, with responsibility for leading the company’s international magazine licensing businesses. Immediate has 59 licensed editions in 26 languages sold across 65 territories including BBC Top Gear, BBC Good Food, Lonely Planet Magazine and 220 Triathlon. Immediate’s flagship international brand, BBC Top Gear Magazine, has 30 international editions.
Hudson will be responsible for devising and implementing Immediate’s international strategy in partnership with the 12 strong team located in offices in London and Bristol, UK. Hudson joins from Prinovis UK, Europe’s largest gravure print company where he was commercial director for new business. Prior to that, Hudson was international licensing director of Future. During his time with Future, he oversaw significant growth of the licensing business in particular across emerging BRIC territories.
Duncan Tickell said: “With our strong portfolio of brands and a host of new opportunities in digital, Tim is set to lead a new phase of growth to ensure they maximise their global reach and realise their full commercial potential.”
Tim Hudson said: “I’m delighted to be returning to the international arena and joining Immediate at this exciting time of the company’s development. I believe there are tremendous opportunities for driving growth and developing even further across multiple markets and in new formats.”

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