Experienced media veteran Simon Bax brings strategic insight and expertise to the team.

Simon Bax is joining Three Crowns Holdings (3CH) as Non-Executive Chair. Utilising his long history in the media sector in both the UK and US, Simon will be providing leadership and strategic support to the board, helping the company as it develops and grows its current media business.

He is currently the Founder and Executive Chair of Clear Sky Publishing as well as the Chair of Country & Town House and an investor in, and adviser to, a number of early stage media and technology companies. He is the former Executive Chair of Archant (one of the UK’s largest regional media companies) and a former Non-Executive Director and Chair of the audit committee of Channel 4; as well as the Chair of the Remuneration Committee of Inmarsat plc.

He was based in the US for almost 30 years, where he held a number of senior executive positions in the media industry, including Executive Vice President and CFO of Pixar Animation, CFO and President of Studio Operations of Fox Filmed Entertainment and CFO of the global advertising agency, Chiat/Day Inc. He also founded Encompass Digital Media Inc, which became a global market leader in the provision of network origination services for cable channels and television stations.

“I’m delighted to join 3CH and to work with Andrew and the Board as they look to develop and expand the business. I have been very impressed not only by their ambition but also by their integrity,” commented Bax.

Andrew Schofield, Founder and CEO of 3CH is thrilled to welcome Simon on board. “Aside from Simon’s outstanding expertise in the media sector, his appointment will also give me the freedom to be fully immersed in my own role as CEO,” he revealed. “I really look forward to working with Simon, and benefiting from his strengths and market knowledge as we continue to enhance and develop our operations.”

About Three Crowns Holdings (3CH):

Three Crowns Holdings is an investment company targeting acquisitions and investments into innovative media companies.