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Endemol UK shuffles senior management

As part of a senior management reorganization following last week's appointment of Tim Hincks as Endemol president and chairman of Endemol UK , former Endemol UK chief operating officer Lucas Church moves into its CEO role, while its former chief financial officer, Richard Johnston, is named COO.
May 14, 2012

As part of a senior management shuffle following last week’s appointment of Tim Hincks as Endemol president, Endemol UK has named former chief operating officer Lucas Church as CEO, and moved former chief financial officer Richard Johnston into the COO role.

Church had been COO of Endemol UK since 2008, and has held a range of positions with the global producer, including head of legal and business affairs, commercial director and joint managing director. As CEO he will lead the UK group of prodcos which includes Initial, Remarkable Television, Zeppotron, Darlow Smithson Productions, Tiger Aspect, and Tigress.

Johnston has been chief financial officer at Endemol UK since 2008, and his past roles with the company have included head of business development, finance director and joint managing director.

“Lucas and Richard live and breathe Endemol UK and love the business every bit as much as I do,” said Tim Hincks, who was also named chairman of Endemol UK last week.

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

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