Charlotte Johnson, Finance Director at Woodcut Media
Factual Indie Woodcut Media has appointed Charlotte Johnson to the newly created position of Finance Director, commencing February 1st. With an impressive track record in financing which spans approximately 14 years, Charlotte joins Woodcut from distributor Beyond Rights Ltd.
Reporting to CEO Kate Beal, her main remit for Woodcut Media is to provide financial support to the group, monitoring regulatory requirements and management goals as it continues to grow and expand with the recent launches of Woodcut International and Woodcut West.
Kate Beal, CEO, Woodcut Media said: “In light of our recent expansion into sales and distribution with Woodcut International and the launch of our Bristol branch Woodcut West, this appointment is a pivotal move as part of our overall commercial business strategy. Charlotte’s exceptional financial business acumen and distribution knowledge will no doubt contribute to our company’s continued growth and as such, we’re delighted to welcome her to our top team.”
Charlotte Johnson added, “The production space is an area I have considered moving into for some time now, and this opportunity will allow me to get closer to the action and build on the commissioning exposure I had in my previous role. Woodcut is a dynamic business that continues to grow whilst maintaining a solid global reputation for its productions and programme financing savvy.”
Prior to this appointment, Charlotte Johnson was Finance Director at Beyond Rights Ltd. (formerly TCB Media Rights) where was responsible for all aspects of the finance function. She worked alongside the CEO covering strategic analysis, forecasting, assessing acquisitions and driving business strategy overall.
She has also previously held positions with NBC Universal International Studios (Controller), Paramount Home Media Distribution UK (Director, Financial Planning & Analysis, Business Decision support), and Lionsgate (Finance & Planning Manager and Financial Controller).