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Riki Group VP Appointed FUN Union CEO


Diana Yurinova has been named the new CEO of the Hong Kong-based FUN Union, a joint venture of Riki Group in Russia and a Chinese partner.

Yurinova, who most recently served as Riki Group’s VP of international business development and distribution, will consolidate international marketing, sales and development within FUN Union and Riki Group in her expanded role. She also will handle all Chinese domestic activities while continuing to act as Riki Group’s international business development VP.

For the last ten years, Yurinova has overseen international sales and development of Russian IPs, leading the global distribution of animation company Wizart. In 2015, she launched a new animation department at Russian broadcaster CTC Media and took charge of Riki’s global development and distribution in 2016.

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