Rob Wade has been named CEO of Fox Entertainment, taking over from Charlie Collier who left the company last month to join Roku.
Wade will take up his new role effective immediately, having most recently served as president of alternative entertainment and specials at the company. He will report to Fox Corporation CEO and executive chair Lachlan Murdoch.
With the promotion, Wade will oversee Fox Entertainment’s full portfolio, which includes animation and animation adjacent companies such as Bento Box Entertainment and Blockchain Creative Labs. Other Fox divisions which will fall under his remit include MarVista Entertainment, TMZ, Fox Alternative Entertainment (which he launched), Studio Ramsay Global, Fox Entertainment Studios, and worldwide content sales unit Fox Entertainment Global.