FremantleMedia Belgium names co-MD

FremantleMedia has named Stefan De Keyser as the co-managing director of the company's Belgium production arm, effective immediately.
November 5, 2013

FremantleMedia has named Stefan De Keyser as the co-managing director of the company’s Belgium production arm, effective immediately.

De Keyser will work alongside Kristine Willems, FremantleMedia Belgium’s co-MD, as he manages the day-to-day operations and leads all commercial activity.

Meanwhile, Willems will manage the development and sale of the company’s formats into Belgium.

De Keyser comes to FremantleMedia Belgium from SBS Belgium, where he held the role of COO and was responsible for the day-to-day operations of SBS and four subsidiary companies in Denmark, Finland and Norway.

“Stefan’s experience and strong track record in delivering growth and operational performance together with Kristine’s exceptional creative vision and production know-how ensures we have a dream team in the Belgium market,” said Cecile Frot-Coutaz, CEO FremantleMedia.

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