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BBC Studios taps FRAPA co-chair as head of Nordic productions

UK producer and distributor BBC Studios has appointed formats veteran and FRAPA co-chairman Jan Salling to head its Nordic productions. In Salling’s new role, he will drive sales and production of ...
March 4, 2019

UK producer and distributor BBC Studios has appointed formats veteran and FRAPA co-chairman Jan Salling to head its Nordic productions.

In Salling’s new role, he will drive sales and production of BBC Studios’ formats in the Nordic region and will work closely alongside Banijay Nordics, with which BBCS Nordics operates an exclusive partnership. He is based in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Salling has spent the past 25 years in senior production and sales roles across a multitude of Nordic production companies. He also previously headed format-sales for Zodiak, Banijay and Nordic World. Additionally, Salling currently serves as co-chairman of FRAPA, the international formats protection association.

“Jan’s passion for formats and his undisputed track record across formats and production will be invaluable for us, and for all our partners,” said Jacob de Boer, SVP for international production & formats, BBC Studios, in a statement.

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