Fremantle today announced the appointment of Gabriella Carriere as Group Head of Strategy. Reporting directly to Andrea Scrosati, Group COO and CEO Continental Europe, Carriere will head up strategy for the production powerhouse, supporting their continued growth, following an already significant year of new partnerships and expansion. Gabriella will also focus on Fremantle development of new and innovative routes to market, business models and monetisation opportunities.
On Carriere’s appointment, Andrea Scrosati, commented: “Gabriella is an exceptional talent; I had the great opportunity to work with her in the past and she always struck me for her unique analytical and business skills and understanding of the media market. Her experience and innovative approach will help us continue to define a strategy that will be key to Fremantle’s very ambitious global growth plans. I’m very pleased to welcome Gabriella to the Fremantle family at this very exciting time.”
Carriere joins Fremantle from Sky Italia where she held the positions of Sky Wifi Marketing Senior Director, Media and Commercial Partnerships Director and Strategy Director since joining in 2016. Previously she spent over eight years in the Energy sector in Edison within the Energy Efficiency Business.
Carriere, on her appointment as Group Head of Strategy, said: “Fremantle is home to some of the best creative talents in the business, with a unique combination of local excellence and strong global network supported by an extraordinary management team. I am excited to embark on this new journey and now really looking forward to a new challenge, working with Andrea and taking up this ambitious new role at Fremantle.”