Leonidas Oxby is senior vice president of production finance at ITV America, responsible for all accounting functions across the company’s production group, including reporting, workflows, finance policy, internal and external audits, and systems development. Oxby works closely with ITV America’s corporate finance department and reports directly to Oliver De La Hoz, the group chief financial officer, as well as the production management teams.
Since joining ITV America, Oxby has developed initiatives and systems to ensure production management, production finance and corporate finance work in a seamless, effective and dynamic way, bridging the gap between the corporate and creative sides of the business.
Prior to joining ITV America from Leftfield in July 2013, Oxby was head of production finance at Leopard Films (USA) where he introduced financial systems, workflows and held financial oversight across all of Leopard’s productions. Prior to that, Oxby served as senior production accountant at BBC Worldwide, where he shepherded all of the New York office’s productions and line produced a number of the development and pilot productions. He joined BBC Worldwide after transferring from the BBC live events department in the UK, where he worked in all aspects of production over a number of years.