Paris and London, 05.05.2021: – Warner Bros. International Television Production (WBITVP), part of WarnerMedia, today announced the appointment of Bruno Henriquet to lead its operations in France. Bruno will be based in Paris, joining the company on 1 June 2021 and reporting into Ronald Goes, EVP and Head of WBITVP.
Bruno Henriquet was most recently Deputy Managing Director in charge of Development at Fremantle France. In this role he was responsible for format adaptations such as Family Feud, Password, and Game of Talents and locally developed programming. Recent original IP creations include All Your Wishes, Battle of the Judges and The Artisan, as well as the successful late-night show The Farmer Wants a Wife: Rewind. Prior to joining Fremantle in 2008, Bruno spent five years at Studio 89, was Editor in Chief for Morning Live on M6 and worked as a journalist for Canal+.
Ronald Goes commented, “In a short period of time, our French business has had a huge amount of success and has gained a strong position in the market. We are proud to have an exceptionally talented team on the ground and to be a trusted production partner to our French clients. In Bruno, we have found a great leader for our French operations. He has a highly respected creative reputation, and we are confident he will build on our teams’ success, helping us continue to produce exceptional content and formats for our clients.”
Bruno Henriquet added, “Over the last few years, I have witnessed WBITVP France grow and produce programming that has become central to French schedules and beloved by French audiences. I am thrilled to join and work with the team, and I look forward to helping them bring yet more captivating, original and innovating new content to viewers.”
WBITVP France was formed in 2016 and produces existing, internationally acclaimed Warner Bros. and third-party formats in France whilst also developing new local content and formats. Since forming almost five years ago, WBITVP France has quickly become one of the largest TV production companies in France, producing key programmes such as Cash or Trash for France 2, I Can See Your Voice for M6, True Story for Amazon, Young Mums and Trucker Babes for 6ter, Classic Car to Auction Star for RMC Découverte and Supernanny for TFX.
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About Warner Bros. International TV Production
Warner Bros. International Television Production (WBITVP) produces local scripted and non-scripted programming through its network of local production operations in 14 countries across Europe, Australia and New Zealand. WBITVP’s production operations are responsible for both original programming as well as local versions of formats owned and controlled by the Warner Bros. Television Group, such as The Bachelor, First Dates, Mental Samurai, Game of Games and Who Do You Think You Are? Where WBITVP has no local production capability, it licenses Warner Bros. formats to third parties.
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