FremantleMedia named Monica Galer president of FremantleMedia France, effective Sept. 1. This move intensifies FremantleMedia’s focus on France, a key territory for the company.
Galer has worked at FremantleMedia France in a dual capacity at for the past two years, and now will concentrate solely on the overall management, strategy and business development.
Galer is also a member of FremantleMedia’s IP Leadership group, which steers the Group’s international creative agenda. Galer reports to Gary Carter, chief operating officer, and remains on the Blue Circle board.
“Monica Galer is one of the architects of the European format and production industry, with formidable experience and a significant track record of success across Europe," says Tony Cohen, chief executive officer at FremantleMedia. "Her creative leadership has resulted in substantial renewal across our Northern and Southern European businesses, and I am very confident that her renewed and exclusive focus on France will assure us of further success and growth in this key territory."