Jamie Friend Is Turner EMEA’s New Chief Finance Officer
Jamie Friend has been promoted to the role of chief financial officer at Turner Broadcasting System Europe and will be in his new role from 1st November. Jamie Friend is currently VP of corporate strategy and insights, and in his new role, he will be responsible for Turner’s portfolio of kids, news and general entertainment brands, including Cartoon Network, Boomerang, CNN International, TNT, TruTV and TCM. Before joining Turner EMEA in October 2013, he worked at broadcast services company, Arqiva and Disney.
Aksel van der Wal, Jamie Friend’s new manager stated:
“Jamie’s wealth of industry knowledge, M&A experience and strategic insight make him the perfect fit for this role. His astute business expertise and innovative thinking are a powerful combination in the fast-changing media landscape.”
Giorgio Stock, president of Turner Broadcasting System EMEA will also be working with Mr Friend and made this statement regarding the new appointment:
“Turner’s ongoing growth ambitions for the region will be very well served by the blend of financial acumen and new business insight that Jamie brings to the table”