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Keshet UK hires Shiver’s Simon Shalgosky

Keshet Productions UK has hired Simon Shalgosky (pictured), formerly head of development for ITV Studios-owned Shiver, to be its head of development for non-scripted, effective immediately.
January 16, 2015

Keshet Productions UK has hired Simon Shalgosky (pictured), formerly head of development for ITV Studios-owned Shiver, to be its head of development for non-scripted, effective immediately.

In a role that will see him helping Keshet to develop original projects in the UK, Shalgosky will head up the non-scripted team and will also represent formats from Israel.

At ITV, Shalgosky helped create and develop entertainment, factual and factual entertainment programs such as Britain’s Best Dish, Come Date with Me , Secrets from the Sky and The Man with Many Wives.

In a statement, Keshet UK COO Sammy Nourmand said: “Simon’s appointment underline Keshet’s continued commitment to grow its UK production arm. His versatility and passion for great television made Simon the ideal candidate for this role.”

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