As Vice President for National Geographic Partners Europe & Africa, Nadine Heggie is responsible for all global commercial partnerships across the region. National Geographic Partners is an expanded joint venture combining National Geographic’s world-class media, content and experiences with The Walt Disney Company’s scale and expertise in building global brands. The commercial assets under the National Geographic brand include Television channels, magazines, digital and social media platforms, books, children’s media, travel and licensing & merchandising. Almost one third of proceeds made are reinvested back into the National Geographic Society, to expand the Society’s mission activities in conservation, exploration and education.
Joining the organisation in 2006, Heggie has held a number of roles internally, beginning her National Geographic career managing international partnerships for the various magazine titles within the group. This included the flagship title National Geographic, National Geographic Traveller and NG Kids, alongside National Geographic.com before expanding into her current role in 2016.
With over 20 years of international media experience, prior roles include International Sales Director at TIME Magazine, leading the international and UK sales team with commercial responsibility for partnerships across international editions and developing cross platform opportunities with multiple Time Warner brands, including Fortune and CNN. Heggie was also a Client Services Manager at Financial Times.
Nadine Heggie Job Title Vice President, Brand Partnerships Company NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, EUROPE & AFRICA NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC (THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY)