New President at Endemol Beyond USA


LOS ANGELES: Bonnie Pan, formerly executive VP of programming at Maker Studios, has been named president of Endemol Beyond USA, Endemol Shine North America’s digital division.

Adrian Sexton, who had served as interim president since August, will continue on as Endemol Beyond USA’s COO. Pan will report to Vivi Zigler, the president of digital, brand and audience development at Endemol Shine North America.

“You’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who has made a bigger mark over the last decade in developing and successfully launching original content in the digital space than Bonnie Pan,” said Charlie Corwin and Cris Abrego, co-chairmen at Endemol Shine Americas and co-CEOs at Endemol Shine North America. “Her tremendous experience from both an operational and development stand point is exactly what we were looking for in a new leader for our fast-growing team at Endemol Beyond USA.”

“I am thrilled to join Charlie, Cris, Vivi and the Endemol Shine North America team,” said Pan. “As digital content experiences a period of transformation and hyper growth, Endemol Shine is uniquely positioned to define new creative formats for storytelling and develop innovative partnership frameworks with brands, distribution partners and creators.”