Endemol hires new director of acquisitions

Global producer/distributor Endemol has appointed Grant Ross as its new director of acquisitions.
October 2, 2009

Global production company Endemol has appointed Grant Ross as its new director of acquisitions. He will be responsible for increasing the company’s third party acquisition business. Ross has been director of international at Endemol France since 2008, tasked with third party format acquisitions and exclusive catalogue deals. Grant also sat on the French executive board and was president of Mark Burnett Productions France, the joint venture between Endemol France and Mark Burnett. Prior to Endemol, he was joint managing director and co-owner of French TV. Ross will work out of Paris and report to Endemol Group Chief Creative Officer Paul Römer.

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