FremantleMedia has appointed two entertainment executives.
Rob Clark will serve in the newly created position of director, global entertainment development, driving the company’s efforts to create and acquire international entertainment formats.
Clark previously served as FremantleMedia’s president of worldwide entertainment. Clark will report to Tony Cohen, chief executive officer, FremantleMedia, and will join the company's operating board, effective immediately.
Trish Kinane was named president of worldwide entertainment, promoted from acting president, worldwide entertainment. She will continue to report to Gary Carter, chief operating officer, FremantleMedia.
"Clark has been vital to our company’s success in developing, producing and rolling out hit entertainment programming worldwide as well as collaborating with partners to acquire and produce top quality formats," says Tony Cohen, chief executive officer at FremantleMedia. "FremantleMedia has great creative talent throughout its network, and Clark’s appointment to this new role greatly increases our commitment to development.”
"Kinane has done an outstanding job during her time as Acting President and I am delighted that she will be formally taking on the role of President," says Gary Carter, chief operating officer, FremantleMedia. "Kinane’s unique background of international creative production expertise and managerial experience has already been of tremendous value to the company, and we are very pleased that she will remain in a position that is so central to our efforts to bring inspiring entertainment to global audiences.”