Barry Chamberlain was named President of Sales, CBS Studios International, in January 2014. He reports directly to President and Chief Executive Officer, CBS Studios International, Armando Nuñez. In this position, he leads CBS’s international content distribution business across a growing global marketplace of terrestrial, cable and satellite channels, as well as subscription video-on-demand, online and other digital platforms.
Chamberlain works with Nuñez and the division’s 13 regional offices to create and execute distribution strategies that maximize revenue for CBS content in more than 200 international territories, drawing from CBS Corporation’s portfolio of content, including CBS Television Studios, CBS Television Distribution, SHOWTIME, CBS News and the largest television library among all U.S. studios. He also oversees CBS Studios International's format business, which licenses rights and coordinates the production of localized programming based on CBS-owned content.
Since September 2009, Chamberlain had served as Executive Vice President, Sales, CBS Studios International, playing a key role in CBS's growing international distribution business. Most recently, he has been involved in some of CBS’s biggest global sales campaigns, including UNDER THE DOME, NCIS, CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION, HAWAII FIVE-0 and DEXTER, among others.
Chamberlain joined CBS Broadcast International in 1999 as Vice President, Sales, and was promoted to Senior Vice President, Sales in 2005, shortly after the division merged with Paramount International Television.
He began his international television career in 1992 as Sales Coordinator, Samuel Goldwyn Company. His other positions have included Director, International Sales and Marketing, New World Entertainment, and Director, Sales and Planning, Universal Television and Network Group.
Chamberlain earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science with an emphasis in international relations from the University of California, Santa Barbara, as well as an MBA from Arizona's Thunderbird School of Global Management.