Jeremy Darroch joined Sky as chief financial officer in 2004, becoming CEO in December 2007. Previously, he spent 12 years with Procter & Gamble.
Sky is one the largest media companies in Europe, broadcasting premium live sports and U.S. shows such as "Game of Thrones".
CNBC met with the chief executive to talk about the media sector and competition from the internet.
Speaking with CNBC's