Jan Koeppen


Sullivan lands Fox president post after Freer’s Hulu exit

Brian Sullivan has been named president and COO of Fox Networks Group (FNG), with former incumbent Randy Freer now bedded in at Hulu. Former Sky Deutschland chief Sullivan takes on a broad operational role that will see him in charge of revenue and distribution at Fox Television Group, FX, Fox Sports and National Geographic Partners. […]

Fox launches Nat Geo on-demand service in Europe & Africa

Fox Networks Europe & Africa is following up the launch of on-demand service Fox+ with a new non-demand factual service, National Geographic+. The new service will provide access to National Geographic’s catalogue of content, organised thematically, with portals to serve interest areas including Space, Egypt, World Cultures, Deep-sea Exploration and Human Body. Fox said that […]

Fox sets top team in Turkey

Fox Networks Group has promoted a pair of executives to run its channels and content business in Turkey. Chief operating officer Cenk Soner has been named general manager for FNG Turkey, while Mehmet Icagasioglu will replace him as COO and also become senior VP. This places Soner in charge of the FNG Turkey free TV […]

Hernan Lopez exits in Fox reorganisation

Fox has reorganised its international channels and content division along regional lines in a shake-up that sees Fox International Channels brand dropped and FIC CEO Hernan Lopez exit. The international business will now be organised under the Fox Networks Group banner, with three distinct regional divisions: Europe, Asia and Latin America. Jan Koeppen will become […]

Ex-Sky Italia exec to replace Fox Italy boss

Fox International Channels Italy has appointed a new managing director, with incumbent Fabrizio Salini (pictured) leaving “to pursue a new opportunity”. Former Sky Italia head of programming Kathryn Fink has been named as Salini’s replacement, and will take up the post on January 1, 2016 as her predecessor exits. Salini was VP, entertainment channels at […]

Fox International ups Rutten

Fox International Channels has promoted Frank Rutten to executive vice-president, Fox Sports Europe & Africa. Rutten, who will report to Jan Koeppen, president of Fox International Channels Europe and Africa, will continue to have operational responsibility as managing director of Fox Sports in the Netherlands and will continue to be based in Amsterdam. Fox has […]

Fox names Iberia boss

Fox International Channels has promoted Vera Pinto Pereira to managing director of FIC Spain and Iberia. The appointment comes a year after she joined FIC as COO for Southern Europe and Africa from Portuguese pay TV platform MEO. Adam Theiler, FIC’s executive VP for Southern Europe and Africa, has been overseeing the FIC Spain and […]

Fox merges Turkish free, pay arms

Fox International Channels’ pay and free TV businesses in Turkey are merging. Fox International Channels Turkey and Fox Turkey will now operate as a single business unit under FIC’s executive VP, southern Europe and Africa Adam Theiler. The change results in the departure of Pietro Vicari, who has run the Fox Turkey business for the […]

Caleb Weinstein joins Fox International Channels

Former Amazon, Discovery and Viacom executive Caleb Weinstein has resurfaced at Fox International Channels. He will oversee distribution of FIC’s channels in Europe and Africa as regional executive VP of affiliate distribution. Based in London, Weinstein will report to Jan Koeppen, FIC President of Europe and Africa. The FIC bouquet of channels in Europe and […]