Martha Brass


Ex-Endemol Shine topper Brass joins Antidote’s board

Former Endemol Shine Group international operations chief Martha Brass has joined the increasingly prolific UK prodco Antidote Productions as non-executive chairman. The post is the first Brass has taken since leaving her role at Endemol Shine last year in July, with former Sky exec Nicola Bamford replacing her. Her appointment comes after UK-based media investor […]

New Endemol Shine Israel boss as Kuperman exits

Amir Ganor will take over Endemol Shine’s Israeli production business after longstanding CEO Elad Kuperman said he was leaving after more than a decade. Kuperman is the founder of Kuperman Productions, which ultimately became Endemol Shine Israel. He will exit the business at the end of the year. “After 11 years building what has become […]

Coppermann takes control as Endemol Shine merges France

Endemol Shine is merging its French businesses with Nicolas Coppermann from the Endemol side of the operation taking charge, and Shine’s Thierry Lachkar leaving, TBI can reveal France was the one international territory where the production and distribution giant had not unified its operations in the wake of its mega merger, and the subsequent creation […]

Endemol Shine names int’l ops COO

Marina Williams has been named COO of international operations at Endemol Shine Group. Williams (pictured) was formerly Endemol Shine’s regional CEO of central and eastern Europe and Middle East and North Africa, but has added India and Africa to her duties with the promotion. She will work closely with management at local companies such as […]

Endemol Oz CEO follows Fennessys out the door

The chief executive of Endemol Australia, Janeen Faithfull, is exiting the business as Endemol Shine Group continues to look for a leader in the Australasian region. Faithfull’s departure comes soon after Shine Australia chiefs Mark and Carl Fennessy turned down the chance to run Endemol Shine Australia. Gallipoli producer Endemol Shine co-international operations CEO Martha […]

Starz SVOD service to debut in MENA

Starz’s international subscription on-demand platform will makes its worldwide debut in the Middle East and North Africa. Starz Play Arabia launches on April 2 in 17 territories throughout the region, offering consumers premium content from the US cable channel on-demand. Starz developed its local offer with Parsifal Entertainment Group, with Maaz Sheikh, who was chief […]

Fennessys to exit Endemol Shine

Mark and Carl Fennessy will exit Endemol Shine Group later this year after deciding not to run the Australian wing of the global programming. The pair, currently Shine Australia co-CEOs, will leave the business upon completion of their current contracts, which end mid-way through 2015. This comes as Endemol Shine plans to merge the Shine […]

Gary Carter to exit Endemol Shine

Gary Carter has decided to leave Endemol Shine Group. Carter was recently named as co-international CEO of the new entity, but has decided against taking he role further. This leaves Martha Brass as sole international chief executive. Carter will remain in the role for coming months as a replacement is found. The regional managing directors […]

Endemol Shine outlines Iberia organisation

Endemol Shine Group has outlined how it will structure its business in Spain and Portugal, creating a new regional hub, Endemol Shine Iberia. The new ESG unit will comprise all of the company’s prodcos in Spain and Portugal: Shine Iberia, Zeppelin, Gestmusic, Diagonal TV and Endemol Portugal. The news is notable as it is the […]

Endemol Shine hires China boss, Asia CEO exits

Endemol Shine Group has recruited Viacom’s William Tan to run its China operation and confirmed that the CEO of its wider Asian operations, Arjen van Mierlo, is departing. Tan joins from Viacom and will start in the new role in April, the same month that will see van Mierlo exit the business. Endemol Shine has […]