FME Appoints VP of Business Development for Asia


LONDON: FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has named Gautam Talwar, formerly at Disney Media Distribution in Hong Kong, as its VP of business development for Asia.

In this newly created role, Talwar will be based in Singapore and report to Jon Penn, the CEO of FME Asia Pacific. He will be responsible for establishing FME’s regional business development office, working to expand FME’s licensing, distribution, home entertainment and live event businesses in Asia. Prior to joining FME, Talwar served at Disney Media Distribution in Hong Kong as the director of business development and digital media where he was responsible for identifying new business opportunities to build Disney’s media business across platforms in the region.

Penn said, "We are thrilled to announce the addition of Gautam’s expertise to the thriving FME team in Asia at a pivotal time of growth for the business. We look forward to his valuable contribution as a thought leader and project manager on new products, partnerships and ventures in the region.”