Neylon recently left Studiocanal, where she was executive vice president of sales and marketing. Beatriz Campos has taken over that role.
Neylon will oversee acquisitions across drama and unscripted, working with FremantleMedia’s own production companies as well as third-party producers.
She will report to FremantleMedia International CEO Jens Richter, who said: “With a standout reputation, in-depth industry knowledge, as well as fantastic producer relationships, Katrina is the ideal executive to lead our Global Content team.”
Prior to Studiocanal, Neylon was SVP, sales, for the EMEA region at the international arm of Shine, before it merged with Endemol. She has also worked at Disney and Fox.