Endemol's Gers Steps Down

Endemol has announced that Olivier Gers is stepping down as chief executive officer of its commercial division, Endemol Worldwide Brands. No replacement has been announced.

Olivier joined Endemol as CEO of EWB in February 2010 with a focus on extending Endemol’s IP and commercial activities across multiple platforms, including investment in product development and the creation of games, second-screen applications and branded entertainment.

"Olivier has played a key role in expanding and diversifying Endemol’s global brands business including successfully implementing a second-screen strategy around international formats,” says Tim Hincks, president, Endemol Group. “We’re grateful for all he has done as CEO of EWB and wish him the very best for the future.”