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Guinness World Records
Senior Vice President
Christopher Skala, Senior Vice President, Programming & TV Sales, has more than 17 years of experience in television production and development. At Guinness World Records, his responsibilities include original format productions in over 20 territories, new global TV strategy, and a sales content library worth more than £1m per year. At HIT Entertainment, his responsibilities included overseeing the creative and production for the company’s portfolio of classic preschool brands including ‘Bob the Builder’™, ‘Fireman Sam’™, ‘Pingu’™, ‘Rainbow Magic’™ and ‘Thomas & Friends’™, all of which were creatively evolved and re-launched successfully and profitably under his leadership.
In addition, Mr. Skala led HIT Entertainment’s new content creation and development. He developed and secured funding for HIT’s first new content launch in over 8 years, with ‘Mike The Knight’ (CBeebies/Treehouse/TF1).