Bob McCourt


Jens Richter reorganises FremantleMedia

FremantleMedia International CEO Jens Richter has instigated a restructure at the distributor that sees regional execs reporting directly to him  under a more centralised structure, and London-based staff promoted. Richter joined from Red Arrow International last year and has rejigged the senior exec roster. Bob McCourt moves from chief finance officer to chief operating officer, […]

FremantleMedia renews deal with Ash Atalla indie

The distribution arm of FremantleMedia International has extended its first-look deal with UK indie Roughcut Television. Under the terms of the new two-year agreement, FremantleMedia International and Roughcut will co-develop content and FMI will sell it international markets. Roughcut was founded by Ash Atalla (The Office) and makes UK scripted and fact-ent series including Trollied, […]

Richter to lead FremantleMedia International

Red Arrow International’s managing director Jens Richter will take on the global distribution business of producer FremantleMedia next year. Richter has been appointed CEO of FremantleMedia International and will take up the job in December 2014 upon the ending of his current contract. He replaces David Ellender, who was one of a number of executives […]

Page, Neillis in FremantleMedia, Sky Vision job swap

The former head of acquisitions at Sky Vision, Angela Neillis, is joining FremantleMedia to become director of non-scripted content as current incumbent Niki Page goes the other way. Neillis left her role at Sky Vision earlier this year and now joins Fremantle’s global unit FremantleMedia International to oversee its content pipeline from in-house producers and […]