Anahita Kheder

FremantleMedia poaches Kanal D exec

Amaç Erol has joined FremantleMedia International and will take a new role at the company as its Dubai-based sales director. Erol joins from Turkish distributor Kanal D where he was across sales and acquisitions and covering the Middle East, Africa, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Macedonia, Ukraine and Georgia. At FMI Erol will work across sales of finished […]

Turkey: imports and exports

Following this week’s Discop Istanbul event, TBI speaks to Turkey’s main distribution companies about how changes in the domestic market are impacting their business, how they are dealing with the challenge of selling into the Middle East and how Turkish drama is becoming hot property in Latin America. A country of 20 million TV homes, […]

FremantleMedia plans Balkan drama sales push

FremantleMedia International has closed a deal with Dubai-based Now Consulting Group that will see the latter take Croatian dramas Tajne and Ruza Vejtrova into the Middle East and North Africa. This will mark the first time the FMI dramas have been taken outside the Balkans. “We strongly believe that the two dramas will do very […]

FremantleMedia poaches WWE exec for Dubai plan

FremantleMedia’s global division is expanding its Dubai office to become a regional distribution hub, with WWE business development exec Emre Mumcuoglu joining the office. Mumcuoglu will be VP, distribution at FremantleMedia International’s Dubai base, reporting in to Anahita Kheder (above), who has been promoted to senior VP, Middle East, Africa and South Eastern Europe to […]