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Alan joined the BBC’s Finance Division in 1955 which was the start of a 44 year career with the BBC. In 1965 he moved on to the fledgling “Television Enterprises”, now known as BBC WORLDWIDE, as Business Manager and progressed to become Head of BBC Records during its golden age from 1976 to 1983 when many theme tunes and comedy hits occurred. Alan then joined BBC WORLD SERVICE as Head of BBC Transcription Service responsible for the distribution of BBC radio programmes around the world. He returned to BBC WORLDWIDE in 1990 as Business Affairs Director and in 1995 moved on to Head of Commercial Rights dealing with talent rights and fees for the ever increasing commercial exploitation of BBC programmes. Alan retired in 1999 but continues to be involved in the broadcasting industry as a freelance media rights advisor as well as the Hon. Treasurer of BBCPA.
Alan’s interests include gardening, travel, sport, literature and music in all its forms.
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