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Frouman joined ProSiebenSat.1 in 2004 after having previously worked as a director at Saban Capital Group, the company’s former owner. Before the establishment of Red Arrow Entertainment Group, Frouman held several senior corporate positions at ProSiebenSat.1, including executive vice president of Group Content Acquisitions & Production, where he was responsible for licensed programming deals, production company assets and international distribution.
Today, Red Arrow is comprised of 19 production companies across seven countries, among them U.S. firms Kinetic Content, Fabrik Entertainment, Dorsey Pictures and the U.K.’s Endor Productions, producer of the International Emmy-winning “Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot,” starring Dustin Hoffman, in addition to global distributor Red Arrow International. The group also has creative partnerships and joint ventures with such companies as Andy Serkis’ London-based Imaginarium Studios, STV Productions in Glasgow and Sync Media in Dubai.
In addition to heading Red Arrow, Frouman is also a member of ProSiebenSat.1’s executive board, where he oversees the Content & Broadcasting division, which comprises the group’s TV operations, including all TV channel brands in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.