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Fremantle CEO Frot-Coutaz exiting for YouTube

FremantleMedia CEO Cecile Frot-Coutaz is leaving the RTL Group-owned production and distribution giant to lead YouTube EMEA. Her exit comes after 23 years at Fremantle and its predecessors, and a process is already underway to find a successor. Frot-Coutaz (above right) is understood to have a twelve-month notice period, but is unlikely to work all […]

Exec pair replacing Beers at FremantleMedia

Craig Cegielski and Jennifer Mullin have been named co-CEOs of FremantleMedia North America to replace current incumbent Thom Beers (pictured left). Cegielski (right) is currently executive VP, scripted programming and Mullin (below, left) EVP of current programming. They will step up when Beers exits upon the end of his contract this summer, both reporting to […]

David Ellender leaves FremantleMedia

FremantleMedia International is looking for a new CEO following the announcement this morning that David Ellender is leaving the producer and distributor after more than a decade. Ellender is CEO of distribution arm FremantleMedia International and is leaving after twelve years “to pursue new challenges”. His departure comes after a raft of executive changes at […]