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Endemol exec joins BBC Worldwide

Endemol's head of business development, Jacob de Boer, is joining the BBC's commercial arm, BBC Worldwide, as commercial director. In his new position de Boer will work across all the brand in BBC Worldwide's portfolio to help grow the brands. Reporting directly to Marcus Arther, MD Global Brands, he will work in conjunction with the managing directors and commercial directors of BBC Earth, Top Gear and Doctor Who to increase the profitability across multiple formats and markets. De Boer is a trained lawyer who started his career at Endemol Entertainment in Holland as legal and business affairs counsel and became head of business affairs of the international distribution division two years later.
August 13, 2009

Endemol’s head of business development, Jacob de Boer, is joining the BBC’s commercial arm, BBC Worldwide, as commercial director. In his new position de Boer will work across all the brand in BBC Worldwide’s portfolio to help grow the brands. Reporting directly to Marcus Arther, MD Global Brands, he will work in conjunction with the managing directors and commercial directors of BBC Earth, Top Gear and Doctor Who to increase the profitability across multiple formats and markets. De Boer is a trained lawyer who started his career at Endemol Entertainment in Holland as legal and business affairs counsel and became head of business affairs of the international distribution division two years later.

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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