Category Archives: Placements

PLACEMENT | Christoph Oldenburg, Youngest Media

    We are pleased to announce that Christoph Oldenburg has joined Youngest Media as the first Executive Producer in their newly-formed German arm. Christoph has successfully worked as both an Executive Producer and Commissioner for over 20 years, invaluable experience and expertise for Youngest as they continue to grow. Youngest, founded and directed by two ex-Endemol

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    PLACEMENT | Jack Wilson, Flutter Entertainment

      We’re pleased to announce Jack Wilson has been hired by Flutter Entertainment as Head of Content & Channels.  Wilson joins the business from Reach plc, where he served as  Head of Digital Sport for the Daily Express and Daily Star newspapers. Flutter Entertainment is a FTSE 100 business with a £1.9b turnover from a range

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      PLACEMENT | Nick Pollard, CGTN

        Nick Pollard, who recently sat as a Member of the OFCOM Board and Chairman of the OFCOM Content Board, has been hired by CGTN as a consultant and adviser for the organisation. He left OFCOM back in May 2018 and joined CGTN in December. While at OFCOM Pollard gained extensive experience in dealing will UK

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        PLACEMENT | Duncan Hooper, CGTN Europe

          Former Euronews senior executive, Duncan Hooper, has been appointed as Head of Digital Platforms for CGTN Europe, after a successful search by Lumina. CGTN Europe is the London-based production arm of the China Global Television Network, focused on producing news, online and other content to feed into the global English Language platforms of the organisation.

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          PLACEMENT | Michael Cardinal, IYUNO

            We are pleased to announce that Michael Cardinal will be joining IYUNO Media Group as their VP Global Dubbing after a search by Lumina. At IYUNO, he will be responsible for overseeing operations within the dubbing department globally, while ensuring projects are successfully delivered to clients. IYUNO is a rapidly growing localisation service for film

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            PLACEMENT | Thomas Dubois, Amazon Prime

              After a successful international search, Lumina is happy to announce Thomas Dubois as Head of Unscripted Originals for Amazon Prime Video. He will cover content development for the SVOD platform, developing a pipeline of original unscripted content for the French version of the platform. Provided by one of the world’s most valuable businesses, Amazon Prime

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              PLACEMENT | James Shaw, ITV Studios

                Kicking off the new year, Lumina is pleased to announce the placement of James Shaw at ITV Studios after a successful search. Shaw joined ITV Studios in December 2018 to drive forward the company’s ambitious growth plans by identifying new opportunities and business planning across International Studios and Global Entertainment. In recent years, ITV Studios

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                PLACEMENT | Mark Hirzberger-Taylor, Park Circus

                  After a successful search by Lumina, it is our pleasure to announce Mark Hirzberger-Taylor as the new CEO of the Glasgow–based Park Circus Group. He will join Park Circus in March 2019 and reports to Park Circus’ Chairman, John Woodward. Park Circus is home to a library of over 25,000 classic films from many of

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                  PLACEMENT | Simon Bobin, Majid Al Futtaim Cinemas

                    Simon Bobin has taken up the Head of Sales position at Majid Al Futtaim Cinemas, as part of its film distribution arm handling 20th Century Fox films in the Middle East region. He takes over 13 years of marketing, distribution and sales experience to Dubai. Based in Dubai within the Majid Al Futtaim empire –

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                    PLACEMENT | Ian Dodd, Dock10

                      Lumina Search is pleased to announce that Ian Dodd will be joining Dock10 as Head of Post Production after a successful search by Lumina. With a wealth of post production experience as founder of The Farm Group, Ian brings his 25 years of industry and major broadcast experience to Dock10. Based at MediaCityUK, Dock10 is a

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