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FremantleMedia Taps Former Warner Bros. Exec

FremantleMedia International has tapped former Warner Bros. exec Al De Azpiazu as vice president of sales and distribution in Western Europe.

De Azpiazu will report to Jamie Lynn, exec vice president of sales and distribution at FremantleMedia International.

De Azpiazu previously served as exec director of sales at Warner Bros. International Television Production He handled the distribution of programs across EMEA and Latin America, as well as format distribution in Southern Europe and Latin America.

As part of his job at FremantleMedia International, Azpiazu will work on selling FremantleMedia’s 22,000 hours of premium scripted and non-scripted content across France, Italy, Spain and Portugal.

“As FremantleMedia International continues to grow its outstanding pipeline of drama and non-scripted programming, these European markets will continue to play a pivotal role. Al has a great track record and deep understanding of the region,” said Lynn.

“With its slate of globally renowned titles and innovative producer relationships, I look forward to working with Jamie to build the business across these key territories,” said De Azpiazu.

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