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Banijay’s Cuarzo lifts Juan Ramón Gonzalo Carballal to DG

Banijay Group-owned Cuarzo Productions has tapped Juan Ramón Gonzalo Carballal as director general of the Madrid-headquartered production company. In the elevated position, Carballal will lead the management team across all areas ...
November 24, 2017

Banijay Group-owned Cuarzo Productions has tapped Juan Ramón Gonzalo Carballal as director general of the Madrid-headquartered production company.

In the elevated position, Carballal will lead the management team across all areas of Cuarzo’s business while also managing the Spanish company’s entire output catalog.

Carballal is an award-winning producer and has worked for numerous channels and producers in Spain. He joined Cuarzo in July 2012 and previously served as director of content since 2015.

From 2006 to 2010, Carballal served as director of the breakfast news show Las Mananas de Cuatro with Concha García Campoy, and in 2011 he served as the director of Supernanny and Conexión Samanta

Previously, he was director at Bocaboca Producciones, and director at Magnolia.

“This is a clear indication of our commitment to continue to grow our business in Spain,” said Banijay Group CEO Marco Bassetti in a statement. “Juan Ramón is extremely talented and his new remit will mean that Cuarzo can further develop and deliver programming across multiple genres to our clients in Spain.”

“As well as working with our broadcast clients, we have so much opportunity to create and produce programming with wide appeal, through our collaboration with our Banijay Group creative partners,” added Carballal.

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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