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Canuck firm debuts in Europe with ex-Endemol Shine exec

Formats-logo-460_2Canadian producer-distributor Tanja van der GoesMedia Ranch has hired a former Endemol Shine Group formats director to launch a European office.

Tanja van der Goes will lead Media Ranch Europe as senior VP, based out of Amsterdam in the Netherlands.

She was most recently operating her own formats consultancy, All Right Media, but was previously format and brand director of Endemol Shine Creative Networks, the formats distribution arm of ESG.

Van der Goes will focus on general operations in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and India, and will buy new formats and finished programmes for the production and distribution business.

Media Ranch Distribution, the company’s sales arm, sells formats such as blind dating Thunderstruck, cooking format Tipsy Recipes and French-Canadian dating show Double Occupancy.