Managing Director of Commercial & Online, ITV
Fru is MD of Commercial, Online and Interactive at ITV. She is is responsible for all broadcast revenues across the group and is also leading Pay TV, multi- platform development and Total Value creation for programme brands. Prior to that Fru was Chief Executive of GCap Media plc the largest commercial radio company in the UK, which was sold to Global Radio in the summer of 2008.
Fru previously spent 2 years as Chief Executive of Virgin Radio and spent 6 years at Yahoo! firstly, as European Sales Director and then as MD of Yahoo UK & Ireland. She has over 20 years of sales and marketing experience within the Media Sector including roles at The Guardian Media Group and Capital Radio.
Fru is non executive board director of Merlin Entertainments, a Governor of Downe House School and Chair of the Princes Trust Women’s Leadership Group.
She was educated at Downe House School and London University where she studied English and Drama.
She is a dedicated runner having run nine marathons altogether, is a Fulham season ticket holder and has 3 children and 2 step children.