CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, today announced Tiffany Sam Chow has been named Vice President, CNBC Business Development & Strategy. Effective January 2, 2019, Chow will be based out of CNBC Global Headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., reporting to Satpal Brainch, President of CNBC Business News Worldwide.
Responsible for leading CNBC’s business development strategy across all platforms, Chow will help drive the network’s growth by implementing new corporate initiatives, developing strategic partnerships and identifying global investment opportunities for the business.
“I could not be more thrilled to welcome Tiffany to the CNBC family,” said Brainch. “As CNBC prepares to extend its business portfolio, Tiffany’s leadership, critical thinking and proven ability to execute will support us as we identify and launch new and exciting opportunities.”
Chow brings extensive experience in business development and financial strategy to her new role, having transitioned to CNBC from NBCUniversal International, where she was Vice President, EMEA Business Development based in London. In that role, she led business planning initiatives for investments in several local OTT platforms and digital media assets, as well as the launch of new linear channels. Previously, Chow was Director of Commercial Finance and Strategy for NBCU International Studios, where she led the division’s strategic planning for the seven production studios in its overarching portfolio. She also helped launch Heyday Television, the UK-based production label, in a joint venture with David Heyman, notable producer of Gravity and the Harry Potter films.
Prior to joining NBCU, Chow worked at Discovery Communications in their Corporate Development team based in London. Earlier, she worked in Mergers & Acquisitions for Time Warner (now WarnerMedia) based in New York. Chow began her career at Morgan Stanley as a Media and Communications investment banking professional, also based in New York.
Chow graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a BS in Business Administration at the Walter A. Haas School of Business and a BA in Legal Studies. She also holds an MBA from London Business School.