ITV Studios appoints van Weede as head of sales

ITV Studios has announced the appointment of Charlotte van Weede as Head of Sales for its Global Entertainment business effective immediately.

Reporting directly to Arjan Pomper, Managing Director of Global Entertainment, van Weede will oversee the day-to-day operation of the format sales division with its catalog of 285 unique formats. This includes popular titles such as The Voice, Love Island, The Chase, I Am A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!, Come Dine With Meas well as recently launched shows, including Rat in the kitchen and My mom your dad.

van Weede is an experienced media sales professional who has worked for leading entertainment companies, including eOne, leading their international film sales teams. She recently ran her own media consultancy, where she ran film distribution for media content financier Anton Corp and consulted for the Netherlands Film Fund. Previously, she worked for Global Road Entertainment as President of International Film Sales, for eOne Features as Senior Vice President of International Sales, and as Head of Sales for Protagonist Pictures, leading sales and marketing efforts. global marketing for inside and third-party sales. film distribution.

Arjan Pomper, MD of Global Entertainment, ITV Studios, said: “I am delighted to have Charlotte join us. Charlotte brings a strong international sales experience to the team and she will be a great asset to our organization. With her leading the sales team, we can strengthen relationships with existing and new partners and grow our licensing business in a rapidly changing media landscape. »

van Weede added: “Current developments in the unscripted formats sector – and in particular its growing demand for strong content that can entertain and move people – present tremendous opportunities for leading content creators like ITV Studios. I am therefore delighted to join the company with its seasoned team and provide its clients with tailor-made linear and on-demand proposals to bring its wide range of high-quality formats to audiences around the world.

Karl M. Bailey