International Managing Director,
Bloomberg Television Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia
Brian Martinez serves as the international managing director for Bloomberg Television. Martinez is responsible for Bloomberg Television’s business operations and development, programming, editorial, production and newsgathering efforts in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Based in London, he oversees a staff of 176 at Bloomberg Television’s hubs in London and Hong Kong.
In 2009, Martinez led the re-launch of Bloomberg Television as a single, global English-language channel airing throughout the world. This included implementing a new programme line-up, a new on-air look and feel as well as an aggressive expansion of newsgathering efforts. Under Martinez’s supervision, Bloomberg Television’s distribution in Europe, the Middle East and Africa expanded to over 150 million households, up from 28 million in 2008.