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Endemol UK shuffles senior management

As part of a senior management reorganization following last week's appointment of Tim Hincks as Endemol president and chairman of Endemol UK , former Endemol UK chief operating officer Lucas Church moves into its CEO role, while its former chief financial officer, Richard Johnston, is named COO.
May 14, 2012

As part of a senior management shuffle following last week’s appointment of Tim Hincks as Endemol president, Endemol UK has named former chief operating officer Lucas Church as CEO, and moved former chief financial officer Richard Johnston into the COO role.

Church had been COO of Endemol UK since 2008, and has held a range of positions with the global producer, including head of legal and business affairs, commercial director and joint managing director. As CEO he will lead the UK group of prodcos which includes Initial, Remarkable Television, Zeppotron, Darlow Smithson Productions, Tiger Aspect, and Tigress.

Johnston has been chief financial officer at Endemol UK since 2008, and his past roles with the company have included head of business development, finance director and joint managing director.

“Lucas and Richard live and breathe Endemol UK and love the business every bit as much as I do,” said Tim Hincks, who was also named chairman of Endemol UK last week.

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Andrew Jeffrey joined Realscreen in 2021 as its news editor. Here, he helps to oversee assignment, reporting and editing for Realscreen's daily newsletter. Prior to his work covering documentary and non-fiction film and TV, he worked as a reporter and associate producer for CBC Edmonton, and as a reporter for The Star Calgary, where he covered daily news on beats such as local and provincial politics, health care and harm reduction, sports and education. His work has appeared in other Canadian news outlets such as TVO, the Edmonton Journal and Avenue Magazine.

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