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Arjan Pomper named managing director of ITV Studios Global Entertainment

ITV Studios has promoted Arjan Pomper to managing director of its Global Entertainment arm.

Arjan Pomper

ITVS Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) is responsible for selling and monetising ITV Studios’ 285 unscripted formats around the world, including The Voice, Love Island, The Chase, I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! and Come Dine With Me.

Pomper joined ITVS GE as chief operating officer in September 2020 and, since October last year, has been jointly running the business with Kim Dingler.

He will now report directly to David McGraynor, chief operating officer of ITV Studios. Dingler will continue in her role as chief commercial officer, as part of the ITVS GE board.

Pomper has previously held roles with media and communication company Dentsu as CEO of Netherlands, Middle East and Africa and CEO of Dentsu Belgium. He was also co-founder of various media and content companies including building AMPN, a content and production company in Sub Saharan Africa.

Pomper said: “The formats and content business is going through some interesting developments and in the past 16 months, I’ve seen that the demand for the very best in entertainment has never been stronger. Now, as MD, I am honoured and excited to continue to work with the ITV Studios team, producers and our partners to take highly entertaining, brand defining, returnable shows and travel them around the world.”

McGraynor added: “I am delighted that Arjan has accepted this exciting role. Global Entertainment has a key part to play in growing ITV Studios Global formats business and I am confident that under Arjan’s leadership it will continue to build on the fantastic success it has achieved to date.”


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