Category Archives: Placements

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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                  PLACEMENT | Catherine Mackin, Acorn Media

                    Former UKTV senior executive, Catherine Mackin, has been appointed as the Managing Director for Acorn Media Enterprises after a successful search by Lumina. Acorn Media Enterprises is the UK-based sister company to the popular US streaming service AcornTV, focused on developing new TV shows. In her new role, Catherine will head up Acorn Media Enterprises,

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                    PLACEMENT | Rebecca Edwards, Keshet International

                      Lumina has continued our close relationship with Keshet International, a rapidly growing global TV production and distribution company, by placing Rebecca Edwards as their Director of Communications. She joined their London office in April, reporting into VP Marketing and Communications, Limor Gott Ronen. In her new role, she will be responsible for all corporate and consumer

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