WarnerMedia has put in place a new EMEA leadership team for Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Boing, Cartoonito and associated digital properties on third-party platforms as well as the upcoming kids’ and family offering for HBO Max.
Vanessa Brookman, head of kids for EMEA at WarnerMedia, said, “This is a formidable group of leaders who will be critical in driving the ongoing success of our existing portfolio and in shaping a powerful HBO Max kids’ and family offering for the EMEA region. Their passion for great kids’ content and their deep understanding of the fast-paced dynamics of our kids’ offering will help our EMEA business go from strength to strength at what is a hugely exciting time for WarnerMedia as a whole.”
Sarah Fell continues her responsibilities as director of original series for EMEA for the recently rebranded London-based studio Hanna-Barbera Studios Europe. She will continue to oversee its pipeline of local productions, as well as generating new original production opportunities. In this post, she has dual reporting lines into Brookman and Sam Register, the president of Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Network Studios, who co-lead Hanna-Barbera Studios Europe.
Marc Goodchild remains head of digital content strategy and product for EMEA, responsible for overseeing these aspects of the company’s multiplatform offering.
Sean Henry takes on the newly created post of head of content strategy and acquisitions for EMEA, overseeing an expanded team, building WarnerMedia’s content pipeline.
Angharad Llewelyn continues in her role as director of editorial standards and practices for EMEA.
Ana González, currently director of kids content, takes on the newly created role of head of kids’ channels for Iberia and Italy.
Sean Gorman, currently programming director of kids for the U.K. and Ireland and Nordic, adds the MENAT region to his role to become head of kids’ channels for the U.K. and Ireland, Nordic and MENAT.
Ana González and Sean Gorman will oversee programming, presentation marketing and digital curation as part of a newly integrated regional editorial structure.