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Patty Erickson

Senior Vice President, Human Resources, BBC Studios - Americas

Patty Erickson joined BBC Studios – Americas (FKA BBC Worldwide – North America) in 2011 as SVP Human Resources. She leads HR organization and people initiatives across the Americas and the International Production & Formats Group. She is responsible for strategic oversight of the organization’s people strategies and core human resources areas that support the company’s dynamic and collaborative culture.

Erickson reports to the President, BBC Studios – Americas Ann Sarnoff and Jabbar Sardar, Human Resources Director, BBC Studios. As a member of the Americas Regional Executive team, International Production & Formats Management Group, and the Global HR team, she works closely with senior business and HR leadership to align people strategy and operational priorities to business objectives.

Prior to joining BBC Studios, Erickson worked at RHI Entertainment, Inc. as SVP, Head of HR, and before that she served nine years at Viacom where she rose to VP, Human Resources, first with Viacom corporate and then MTV Networks.

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