Placement | Jose Salazar, MBC

We at Lumina are very happy to announce the appointment of Jose Salazar as Vice President of Production Finance for MBC In his new role, Jose will be responsible for setting strategy for and overseeing the day to day operations of the studio’s production finance department for their growing slate of high-end projects. Based in […]

PLACEMENT | Mark Frankel, International SOS

Lumina is glad to announce our recent placement, after working closely with International SOS. Mark Frankel is joining UK-based International SOS as their new Director of Content Operations, managing a research team, while overseeing all data analysis feeding into a range of International SOS content products. International SOS is the world’s leading medical and security […]

PLACEMENT | Edward Qualtrough, DPP

Lumina Search has partnered with the DPP to place an Editorial Director for the leading media industry network. Edward Qualtrough has joined the organisation and will work alongside the management team to shape the network’s business insights and events offering. As a business network, the DPP provides companies in the media supply chain with the […]

PLACEMENT | Beatrice Rossmanith, TAPE Consultancy

Lumina is delighted to announce our latest placement after working closely with Glance and Médiamétrie. Beatrice Rossmanith is joining UK-based TAPE Consultancy as their new Client Services Director, managing current clients and developing new relationships. Launched in 1976, TAPE Consultancy works with many top broadcasters, platforms and distributors offering bespoke research services analysing content and […]

PLACEMENT | Lisette Schlippe, Red Bull

Lumina Search is pleased to announce the completion of our most recent search with Red Bull Media Network. Lisette Schlippe has joined Red Bull’s media business as their Head of Global Content Partnerships based in Salzburg, Austria. In the role, Lisette will drive the strategy for third party distribution and maximise the visibility for Red […]


Lumina is pleased to announce the UKTV appointment of Jon Stanley to the Head of Distribution position. He joined the BBC Studios-owned broadcaster recently and will  lead the Pay TV broadcaster’s carriage negotiations with major partners including Sky and Virgin Media. Jon joined the broadcaster from BT, where he was their Head of Content Partnerships. […]

PLACEMENT | Sebastian Burkhardt, Red Bull

Lumina has successfully placed Sebastian as Head of Global Commercial Partnerships at Red Bull for its newly created premium content initiative Red Bull Originals. In this role he leads all commercial partnerships with platform, distribution and production partners across TV and Film. Sebastian’s international experience across co-production, content financing and sales in both Europe and […]

PLACEMENT | Sarah Doole, RED

Lumina Search is pleased to announce our recently completed search on behalf of Studiocanal’s RED Production Company. Sarah Doole will join RED as their CEO and continue to build the business. Sarah will lead RED’s development and production slate while working with the wider Studiocanal group to grow the international reach. Sarah was most recently […]

PLACEMENT | Toby Melling, Great Point Media

We are delighted to announce that Toby Melling with be joining Great Point Media as their VP of TV Sales. With a wealth of experience in television sales that spans over 20 years, his experience will be invaluable to Great Point Media moving forward. Great Point Media, established in 2012, is a premier development and […]

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 […]