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FremantleMedia International’s global content chief resigns

FremantleMedia International has confirmed that its global content chief, Katrina Neylon, has resigned. Neylon joined the distribution arm of the RTL Group in the summer of 2017 from Studiocanal. During her six-month tenure at ...
April 7, 2018

FremantleMedia International has confirmed that its global content chief, Katrina Neylon, has resigned.

Neylon joined the distribution arm of the RTL Group in the summer of 2017 from Studiocanal. During her six-month tenure at FMI, Neylon was responsible for the company’s existing global content team and oversaw the acquisition strategy for all programming.

“We can confirm that Katrina has resigned from her position as EVP of our global content team. We will announce plans of a replacement in due course. We wish Katrina all the best with her future plans,” a spokesperson with the company said.

At Studiocanal, she was EVP of international sales and marketing, with responsibility for the global sales strategy for the company’s TV production slate and shepherded global and multi-territory deals.

Prior to her time at Studiocanal, Neylon was SVP of sales, EMEA at Shine International. Neylon also held sales and management roles at Disney ABC International Television and Twentieth Century Fox International Television.

With files from Daniele Alcinii

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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