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Entertainment BBC Studios Productions Names Martha Brass COO

13:07  22 july  2021
13:07  22 july  2021 Source:   hollywoodreporter.com

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BBC Studios Productions was the UK’s most commissioned creator of new content in the last financial year, producing for a broad range of broadcasters and services including Apple, Netflix, NBC Universal, Discovery, Channel 4 and Sky as well as the BBC . Brass joins from the Newen Group, France’s largest producer-distributor of audio-visual content, where she was Director of International Operations. Martha Brass commented: “Throughout my career in television production , I’ve been inspired by the BBC and the role it plays in setting the global standard for content creation.

Martha Brass , formerly Managing Director of International Operations, joins the Management Committee as the Group’s Chief Operating Officer . Brass will continue to oversee emerging markets whilst taking operational responsibility for additional territories including Scandinavia and Central and Edwin van Es, formerly Group Finance Director, joins the Management Committee as Chief Financial Officer, overseeing all the Group’s finance activities including controlling, accounting, tax and treasury. Boudewijn Beusmans, Global Head of Legal and Corporate Secretary, will also join the new Committee.

BBC Studios Productions has named Martha Brass its COO.

Reporting to Ralph Lee, CEO of BBC Studios Productions, she will work alongside him “with key stakeholders across BBC Studios and the BBC group to deliver Studios Productions’ ambitious growth plan and meet the needs of its wide pool of clients,” the unit of BBC Studios, the commercial arm of U.K. public broadcaster BBC, said on Thursday.

“BBC Studios Productions was the U.K.’s most commissioned creator of new content in the last financial year, producing for a broad range of broadcasters and services including Apple, Netflix, NBC Universal, Discovery, Channel 4 and Sky as well as the BBC,” the company highlighted.

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Brass joins the organization from French producer-distributor Newen Group, where she was director of international operations. She was previously CEO, international operations at Endemol Shine Group. Before the Endemol-Shine merger, Brass was COO of Endemol. She has also held senior roles with production houses 19 Entertainment and Fremantle.

“I’m delighted that Martha is joining BBC Studios Productions and bringing her wealth of global commercial and operational experience to this pivotal role as we set out our ambitious growth plan to develop even more creative hits for a wider range of clients,” said Lee.

Added Brass: “Throughout my career in television production, I’ve been inspired by the BBC and the role it plays in setting the global standard for content creation. I’m absolutely thrilled to be working with Ralph and the incredible BBC Studios Production team in further growing their incredible slate.”

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, BBC Studios Productions said it created 1,352 hours of U.K. content and 232 titles in the last financial year.

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