Paul Ridley


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, […]

Foxtel buys huge package from FremantleMedia

Australian pay TV operator Foxtel has acquired a 450-hour package of programming from FremantleMedia International. The deal will give Foxtel content for several of its own channels and joint-venture offerings including Bio, History, CI, Lifestyle and Arena. The package spans several genres of content. Factual titles include 16x30mins Morgan Spurlock series A Day in the […]

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 […]