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Fremantle Int’l’s global content chief set for departure

FremantleMedia International’s (FMI) executive vice president of global content, Katrina Neylon, has handed in her resignation after six months on the job, according to reports.

Neylon, who joined the company last September from Studiocanal, is to leave the business after six months, according to Deadline which first broke the news.

The exec was brought in to manage the global content team and oversee acquisition strategy for all scripted and non-scripted programming for FMI.

FMI will be looking for a replacement over the next few months. A spokesperson told TBI: “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.”

Neylon joined the company after the departure of Georgia Brown, who took up a post as director of original television at Amazon.

TBI revealed that Neylon left Studiocanal last July. During her time with the company the exec oversaw the global sales strategy for its TV production slate and drive global and multi-territory deals. She was in the role for over two years.

Prior to her position at Studiocanal, Neylon worked with Shine International and has also worked with Disney’s ABC International Television and Twentieth Century Fox International Television.