Fremantle Ups Jill Kellie


Jill Kellie has been promoted at Fremantle to VP of commercial strategy.

Working with the commercial and international leadership team, Kellie will head up commercial strategy and overall business development, supporting the continued growth and monetization across the company’s distribution, FAST and digital units.

Based in the U.K., Kellie will report to Jens Richter, CEO of commercial and international.

The VP has been at Fremantle since January 2022. Before her promotion, Kellie was acting VP of scripted acquisitions. Prior to her time at Fremantle, Kellie held roles at BBC Studios and ITV Studios.

“We are delighted to begin 2024 by announcing Jill’s very well-deserved promotion to this newly created role in a time of rapidly changing and evolving business models,” said Richter. “I am looking forward to working very closely with her to shape a robust and dynamic global growth strategy.”

Kellie commented, “It’s an honor to begin 2024 with this promotion and to continue working with the fantastic Fremantle team. I look forward to using this opportunity to help boost our commercial strategy on a greater scale in 2024.”