HOLLYWOOD — Kim Niemi has been tapped senior veep of video, music and product development for NBC Enterprises.
Within this newly merged division of NBC Enterprises’ licensing and music units, Niemi will identify business opportunities for the net’s properties in homevideo, book publishing, merchandising and music.
NBC Enterprises chief Ed Wilson said of the move, “Kim is a savvy business leader with the proven ability to seek out profitable ventures for the NBC brand.”
George Nunes, formerly a VP of media properties at House of Blues Entertainment, has been named veep of the beefed-up NBC division. He’ll report to Niemi, who last worked as NBC Enterprises’ VP of business development.
The two will look to exploit such NBC content as “Will & Grace,” “Weakest Link,” “Passions,” “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” and “Saturday Night Live.”
Most recently at NBC, Niemi steered the Olympic Medals Plaza Concert Series at the 2002 Winter Olympics. Before that, she was VP of product planning at Capitol Records, executive producing during her tenure there the soundtrack to “Good Will Hunting.”
Previously, Nunes served as general manager for Unapix Home Entertainment/Miramar Recordings and head of business development at Entertainment Software.