Prior to Yahoo Dawn worked in television for 30 years and has held senior positions in the majority of the commercial broadcasters in the UK. Until April 2013 Dawn was President of CLT-UFA UK TV (part of RTL Group). She joined in September 2010 from Five where, as Chair and CEO, she oversaw the sale of the business to Northern and Shell. Previously she was Managing Director, Global Content at ITV where she oversaw its UK and International production and content businesses. Prior to that, she was BSkyB’s Managing Director, Channels & Services. She has also held senior posts at Channel 4 and between 2000-02 was Five’s CEO, having been the broadcaster’s Director of Programmes at launch. Dawn was awarded a Fellowship by the Royal Television Society in June 1998. She is a Vice President of the RTS and a non-executive Director of Thomas Cook PLC. In December 2011 Dawn Airey was appointed Chair of the National Theatre of Great Britain.