Endemol Shine Group’s Yannick Ferrero has been promoted to Group Director, Commercial Operations and his role will extend to incorporate the gaming and brand licensing divisions in addition to his existing digital remit. Ferrero will oversee the Group’s commercial revenues across all these areas, bringing gaming and gambling, brand licensing and digital specialities closer together.
Jane Smith, has been promoted to the new broader role of Group Director, Brand Licensing and Gaming. Smith will report into Ferrero, and will be responsible for managing both divisions, with the remit to supercharge the Group’s commercial performances of their brands across these areas.
Bringing their complementary skills and experience to the gaming and gambling division, Ferrero and Smith will spearhead Endemol Shine Group’s commercial growth and operations. Together they will maximise the commercial potential of these areas, delivering greater cohesion across the broader Endemol Shine commercial business.
Animated comedy series Simon’s Cat, part of Endemol Shine UK, has today launched a brand new mobile game Simon’s Cat Pop Time, in partnership with developer Tactile Games.
Simon’s Cat Pop Time is free to play and available globally on Google Play, Apple App Store, Amazon Appstore and Facebook. The new launch follows on from the globally successful Simon’s Cat Crunch Time, from Tactile Games, which has amassed 8 million downloads since its launch last year.
The brand new puzzle game features original artwork and animations from the creators of Simon’s Cat, with Simon’s Cat and his friends voiced, as in the original series, by creator Simon Tofield. Supported languages include English, Danish, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Norwegian, Swedish, Turkish, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Korean, Russian and simplified Chinese.
Endemol Shine North America, the producers behind America’s most-watched cooking competition series, MasterChef, have teamed up with winemaker Lot18.com to launch a collection of wine celebrating foodies and home cooks throughout the country.
Each varietal and label was developed in partnership between the Lot18 experts and the MasterChef culinary team, making it the perfect way for fans and home cooks nationwide to sip and savour the show.
The limited-edition wines are now available exclusively at Lot18.com/MASTERCHEF, while supplies last. The wine collection celebrates food and how pairing a great wine can elevate any dish! Foodies and fans across the country can purchase these wines to pair with their home-cooked culinary creations or enjoy while watching the show.
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