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Turner hands Branco European role

Turner Broadcasting in EMEA has promoted its general manager for France, Portugal, Africa and Israel to a new role overseeing Northern Europe.

Pierre Branco

Pierre Branco is being upped to senior VP for Northern Europe with immediate effect. He will lead Turner’s business across the UK, Nordics and Baltics and relocate from Paris to London.

Branco, who will report to Turner EMEA president Giorgio Stock, has been with the company for more than 10 years and will now be responsible for leading the company’s growth in the region.

This includes its kids and general entertainment channels portfolio of Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Cartoonito, TCM and TNT.

In his previous role he oversaw a 12-channel portfolio in three different languages.

Stock said: “At a time when we are developing ambitious new initiatives in Northern Europe alongside a relentless focus on our core channels business, this is a particularly important appointment. Amongst a high calibre of candidates, Pierre stood out for his exceptional track record in building our brands and driving growth.”

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