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Banijay International opens London office

Several staff from Banijay International's Paris and Copenhagen offices will relocate to the new London office as part of the company's effort to increase its UK presence.
August 31, 2012

Banijay International is opening a London office, with several staff from the company’s Paris and Copenhagen offices relocating to the new outpost, as part of an effort to increase its UK presence.

The distribution arm of Banijay Group is aiming to add a number of new team members to the London base, which will be a central hub for the company.

In additional Banijay International news, the company says it is increasing its focus on format acquisitions from the U.S. market, by relocating global acquisitions manager Fanny Baudry to LA. She will be charged with strengthening relationships and building new creative partnerships in the U.S.

“Over the last two years Banijay International has grown from a small entity to a busy, bustling team, constantly on the road meeting with clients and assessing the industry landscape across all continents,” said Karoline Spodsberg, Banijay International managing director.

“However, our boutique way of working with both format owners and clients has stayed the same and by centralizing the full team in London, we will be able to optimize all the synergies within our team and at the same time make sure we deliver top quality to all our partners.”

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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