Management Shakeup At Cartoon Network Brazil

Management Shakeup At Cartoon Network Brazil

Management Shakeup At Cartoon Network Brazil

Following the management changes at Cartoon Network Latin America, with Barry Koch, the Senior Vice President of Cartoon Network Latin America leaving Turner at the end of March, Turner Latin America has also announced that Gustavo Diament, General Manager of Turner Brazil, Rogério Gallo, vice president of film and series channels (TCM, TBS and TNT) and Daniela Vieira, content director of children’s channels will be also leaving.

The significant changes were announced by Whit Richardson, the new president of Turner Latin America. No management replacements have been announced yet, but top tier management should be replaced quickly especially with changes of this magnitude. For three years running, Cartoon Network’s channels in Latin America were the most successful pay-tv children’s channels in the region.

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Cartoon Network News In Brief Late February 2017

Cartoon Network News In Brief Late February 2017

Cartoon Network News In Brief Late February 2017

Cartoon Network Russia and Southeastern Europe 2017 Upfront

Tatiana Kalita, General Director of Turner Broadcasting System in Russia, Ukraine, Georgia and the CIS, has announced that Cartoon Network Russia and Southeastern Europe will broadcast over 180 hours of original content this year, this includes the brand new Cartoon Network original series – Mighty Magiswords which will premiere next month. Cartoon Network will also plan to air the brand new Unikitty animated series, which features the infamous character of the same name from The Lego Movie. Adventure Time, The Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10, Dreamworks: Dragons, The Amazing World of Gumball, Regular Show, Nexo Knights and Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu are all listed as returning shows in 2017. Cartoon Network HD is now available for carriage with pay-tv operators in the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) and Ukraine markets.

Boomerang Central Eastern Europe (broadcasts to a majority of Eastern Europe, Netherlands and Russia) will continue to air new episodes of The Tom and Jerry Show, Be Cool Scooby-Doo, Oddbods, The Happos Family, My Knight and Me and Robin Hood: Mischief in Sherwood. New upcoming animated shows from Warner Bros. Animation that will air on Boomerang include Dorothy of Oz, based on the classic movie – The Wizard of Oz and Wacky Racers, a remake of the madcap Hanna-Barbera classic. New third-party acquisitions from other animation studios include Coconut The Little Dragon and Pat The Dog.

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Cartoon Network Latin America President Barry Koch To Leave In March

Latin American animation news website – ANMTV and Spanish language media news website TodoTVNews has reported that Barry Koch, the Senior Vice President of Cartoon Network Latin America will leave Turner in March. The president of Turner International – Gerhard Zeiler announced the news. Mr Koch has played a major role of developing Turner’s Latin American kids channels (Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Tooncast). Under his leadership, Cartoon Network was the most watched pay-tv children’s channel in the region for three years running. In terms of digital entertainment, Cartoon Network’s websites are among the most popular kids websites in the region.

The news follows the appointment of Whit Richardson as the new president of Turner Latin America last Monday (13/02/2017). Gretchen Colón (Executive Vice President, Advertising Sales), Alex Gonzalez (Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Digital Media) and Rick Perez (Senior Vice President and General Manager, Movies & Series) will also leave Turner. Gretchen Colón and Alex Gonzalez will leave in May and Rick Perez will leave at the end of March.

http://www.todotvnews.com/news/tuner-internationaldesvinculacion-ejecutivos-latam.html

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http://www.turner.com/pressroom/barry-koch

Whit Richardson Appointed New President Of Turner Latin America

Whit Richardson Appointed New President Of Turner Latin America

Whit Richardson Appointed New President Of Turner Latin America

Whit Richardson Appointed New President Of Turner Latin America

Turner Broadcasting System Latin America has appointed Whit Richardson as their new president today (13/02/2017). The announcement was made by Gerhard Zeiler, the President of Turner International. Mr Richardson has 23 years of experience working at Turner, before his new role he was Executive Vice President of Distribution for Turner Latin America. In his new role he will oversee Turner’s vast portfolio of channels in Latin America including Latin America’s most watched portfolio of kids channels – Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Tooncast and popular general entertainment channels such as TNT, TCM, TBS and WBTV.

Mr Richardson’s new role will also involve ad sales, distribution of channels and programming and product licensing and merchandising in Latin America. Mr Richardson will report to the head of Turner’s international division – Gerhard Zeiler.

From The Turner Latin America Press Release: Whit Richardson named President, Turner Latin America

Joel Whitten “Whit” Richardson III has been promoted to President, Turner Latin America. The announcement was made today by Gerhard Zeiler, President, Turner International. A 23-year veteran of the company, Richardson most recently held the position of Executive Vice President of Distribution, Turner Latin America. In his new position, he will report to Zeiler.

In his new role, Richardson has executive oversight of Turner’s regional portfolio of general entertainment, kids, sports and free-to-air brands; distribution and ad sales of those brands; the distribution of CNN’s services; and licensing and merchandising activity in Latin America.

Turner Latin America is Turner’s largest international division. Turner Latin America’s portfolio was once again the highest rated (#1) pay TV offering in Latin America in 2016* and includes an unmatched array of demographics and genres.

“Whit is a highly respected executive inside and outside Turner. I am delighted that he accepted the offer to become the next President of Turner Latin America. The company will benefit from his leadership skills and wealth of experience, especially as we navigate through a dramatically evolving media-business future demanding dynamic change,” said Zeiler. He continued: “His enduring successes in affiliate sales and marketing, in establishing our Argentina hub as a nationally-respected employer, his sharp mind, strategic approach and process-orientated management, make him the ideal choice to lead our business in Latin America; he has a clear vision of how we adapt the organization to truly become a next generation media provider.”

“I am excited for the opportunity to lead Turner Latin America, and grateful for the confidence of Gerhard and Turner’s executive management,” said Richardson. “The industry is in a time of rapid change, and Turner is uniquely qualified to lead the transformation of the media business in Latin America. We will prioritize collaboration, innovation and change as we move aggressively to position for continued growth and success.”

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