Tim Hincks, chief executive officer of Endemol U.K., has been appointed president of Endemol Group and Virginie Calmels, chairman and chief executive officer of Endemol France, has been named chief operating officer of Endemol Group.
Both will report directly to Just Spee, chief operative officer of Endemol Group.
“I very much look forward to working closely with Tim and Virginie at an extremely exciting time for Endemol,” says Spee. “This is an exceptional company with a unique platform and some of the most talented and creative people in the business. With Tim and Virginie’s expertise in the central management team and an agreement with lenders in place that will put the company on a firm financial footing we are strongly positioned for a bright future.”
Hincks was appointed CEO of Endemol U.K. and a member of Endemol’s international Board in January 2008. As president, Hincks will oversee operations for the company in the U.S. and U.K., and continue his work as Endemol U.K.’s chairman.
Calmels was named chairman and CEO of Endemol France in 2007, as well as joined its international board. As CEO of Endemol Group, Calmels will oversee operations in the European markets. Calmels will also continue to serve as Endemol France’s chairman.