Ex-EMI CEO Roger Faxon has agreed to join the board of ITV as a non-executive director with effect from October 31, 2012.
Faxon was Chief Executive Officer of EMI Group until September 28 - the date Universal completed its £1.2bn acquisition of EMI Music. Faxon originally took the CEO role in 2010.
He was previously Chief Executive of EMI Music Publishing. ITV said in a statement that Faxon 'has extensive experience in international media and digital rights management'.
Archie Norman, Chairman of ITV plc, said: "Roger will bring to the board unmatchable experience of the adaptation of media and rights management business to the digital world. His appointment reflects our commitment to the Transformation Plan embarked on two years ago."
Roger Faxon said: "I am delighted to be joining ITV and working with Archie Norman and Adam Crozier. I look forward to contributing to the company's plans to revitalise this exciting British business."
Roger currently serves as a board member of The Johns Hopkins University and the Songwriters Hall of Fame.