Fox Family Worldwide taps Kreiz

Exec named prexy, Fox Kids Europe

Fox Family Worldwide has upped Ynon Kreiz to the newly created position of prexy, Fox Kids Europe.

As managing director of Fox Kids Europe since its launch in January 1997, Kreiz has overseen the expansion of Fox Kids throughout Europe, launching channels in 10 countries.

Kreiz, based in London, will oversee the operation of all European Fox Kids channels including the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Poland and Spain.

Prior to joining Fox Kids Europe, Kreiz was senior veep of business development at Saban Entertainment.

“Ynon has been instrumental in establishing a strong Fox Kids presence on the European continent,” said Haim Saban, chairman and CEO of Fox Family Worldwide. “His leadership and success during this relatively brief time period exemplifies our aggressive strategy to become the prominent children’s television leader in Europe and throughout the world.”

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