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FremantleMedia appoints head of Northern and Southern Europe

FremantleMedia announces the appointment of Monica Galer as head of Northern and Southern Europe for FremantleMedia. The role is newly created and will see Galer overseeing six territories for the prodco and creator of entertainment brands.The creation of this new role will see Fremantle's territory heads for Belgium, France, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal and Spain reporting directly to Galer. Before joining FremantleMedia in April 2002, Galer previously worked for Endemol and RTL among others, and has a deep background in the world of international television. As part of this ongoing reorganization, Galer will leave her positions as managing director of Blue Circle in the Netherlands and CEO of FremantleMedia France. However, she will continue to oversee these businesses until new heads are appointed. Simon Spalding, regional CEO, Europe and Asia-Pacific, has also announced that, as part of the reorganization, he will be seeking out a CEO for FremantleMedia in Spain.

June 3, 2009

FremantleMedia announces the appointment of Monica Galer as head of Northern and Southern Europe for FremantleMedia. The role is newly created and will see Galer overseeing six territories for the prodco and creator of entertainment brands.The creation of this new role will see Fremantle’s territory heads for Belgium, France, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal and Spain reporting directly to Galer. Before joining FremantleMedia in April 2002, Galer previously worked for Endemol and RTL among others, and has a deep background in the world of international television. As part of this ongoing reorganization, Galer will leave her positions as managing director of Blue Circle in the Netherlands and CEO of FremantleMedia France. However, she will continue to oversee these businesses until new heads are appointed. Simon Spalding, regional CEO, Europe and Asia-Pacific, has also announced that, as part of the reorganization, he will be seeking out a CEO for FremantleMedia in Spain.

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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