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Chris Coelen leaves RDF USA

In a surprising turn of events, Chris Coelen, CEO of RDF USA, has announced his departure from the company after four years.
December 11, 2009

In a surprising turn of events, Chris Coelen, CEO of RDF USA, has announced his departure from the company after four years. The news was broken internally at RDF USA on Thursday. Reports from various media sources are saying the exec and RDF group chief executive David Frank came to the decision by ‘mutual agreement,’ while other reports are speculating that Coelen and his superiors could not come to agreement on terms of a new contract. There is no word at present regarding Coelen’s plans. The shocking move comes just after the announcement that ITV Studios fact ent head Natalka Znak was leaving the UK to take up an exec VP post at RDF USA. Thus far, no comment has emerged from RDF.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news editor at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joined the RS team in 2015 with experience in journalism following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and with communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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