Jamie Lynn has been promoted to EVP Co-Production and Distribution, EMEA. In this role he will conduct co-productions across EMEA as well as continuing to lead Distribution across the region. This new role reflects the increased importance of co-productions and development projects with our wide range of partners across linear, SVOD and AVOD in the region.
Anahita Kheder has been promoted to EVP Formats & Licensing, EMEA. Anahita’s role is being extended from managing Middle East and Africa to assuming responsibility for format sales and licensing across all of EMEA, adding the very important format licensing regions of CEE/CIS.
Anahita’s team, in this new role, will consist of Nick Pawsey, who has been promoted to SVP Distribution, CEE, Russia and CIS; Andrea Gavacova, Format Sales Director Central & Eastern Europe and Anne Kirsipuu, Format Sales Director CIS and Baltic States.
Jens Richter, CEO, Fremantle International, commented: “I’m immensely proud of the direction that Jamie, Anahita and Nick have taken our business across EMEA over the last few years. Their work and their relationships with broadcasters and producers have helped put the Fremantle name and our brilliant content in front of huge audiences in these regions.
I’m also thrilled to be welcoming Andrea and Anne to the International team. They are Fremantle format experts and their knowledge and relationships in CEE and CIS are invaluable.”