Marjorie Kaplan

Personal Data

Year of birth

1954

Nationality

US-American

Residence

London/United Kingdom

CURRENT ACTIVITIES AND PROFESSIONAL CAREER

 

Since 2020
Consultant & Mentor at Merryck & Co

Since 2019 
Creative Mentor, Channel 4 UK Indie Growth Fund

Since 2017
Member of Faculty, Merryck & Co. Limited 

Since 2016
Independent Entrepreneur

Since 2016
Supervisory Board Member of The Grierson Trust 


1997 - 2016
Discovery Communications
2015 - 2016
President Global Content
2014 - 2015
Group President, Discovery Channel, TLC & Animal Planet
2007 - 2014
Group President, Animal Planet, Science Channel and Velocity
1997 - 2007
Senior Vice President, Children’s Programming and Products


1993 - 1996
Lancit Media Productions
Executive Vice President


1988 - 1993
Kraft General Foods
Director, Advertising


1982 - 1987
Ogilvy & Mather
Vice President, Account Supervisor


Education
Marjorie Kaplan has been a senior executive in the media industry for over twenty years, in particular in the areas of channel management, programming and content production and prior to that in advertising. She attended Brown University, Rhode Island/USA where she majored in Semiotics.

She is a member of the Supervisory Board since May 16, 2018. Her current term of office will regularly end with conclusion of the Annual General Meeting in the year of 2024. 


NON-EXECUTIVE ROLES IN OTHER COMPANIES 

  • ArtBnk, LLC, New Hampshire (USA) - Member of the Advisory Board  

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