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WARNERMEDIA EMEA ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP APPOINTMENTS

18/06/2021

WARNERMEDIA EMEA ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP APPOINTMENTS

WarnerMedia

Sylvia Rothblum, Pierre Branco and Jamie Friend take up Country Manager roles as part of EMEA Executive Leadership Team

Priya Dogra, President, WarnerMedia EMEA & Asia (excl. China), today announced some key changes to the WarnerMedia leadership team in EMEA, with new Country Manager roles for seasoned company executives Sylvia Rothblum, Pierre Branco, and Jamie Friend.

Sylvia Rothblum has been appointed Country Manager for Germany, Austria & Switzerland, in addition to her current role as Head of TV Distribution for the region. During her 20-year tenure at the company Rothblum has played a central role in building WarnerMedia's business in Germany, Austria and Switzerland in addition to overseeing WarnerMedia's overall content distribution strategy across multiple platforms in the region.

Pierre Branco has been appointed Country Manager for France & Benelux. He will retain his responsibilities as Country Manager for MENAT & Africa and Head of Affiliate and Ad Sales for EMEA. During his 15-year career at WarnerMedia, Branco has held a number of senior leadership roles across diverse international markets where he has played an integral role driving strategic business decisions and initiatives for growth.

Jamie Friend has been appointed Country Manager for Nordic & Central and Eastern Europe, in addition to his current role as CFO for WarnerMedia EMEA. Since joining the company eight years ago, Friend has held a number of senior strategy and finance roles, optimising new business opportunities for growth.

The appointments follow the announcement of Iris Knobloch's decision to leave the company.

In their Country Manager roles, these executives will be responsible for the development and execution of WarnerMedia's strategy and optimisation of all commercial and group marketing activities across their respective regions. Their remit includes theatrical distribution, local theatrical productions, content licensing, home entertainment and consumer products, as well as ad sales and affiliate distribution for the WarnerMedia channels and streaming services. They will work closely with WarnerMedia Studios & Networks and with the HBO Max organisation across EMEA.

Priya Dogra said: Sylvia, Pierre and Jamie are proven leaders with exceptional strategic expertise and a deep understanding of our business. They bring a passion for our much-loved brands and franchises and an appreciation for strong relationships with our distribution partners. Their formidable business acumen will help drive further growth and innovation for our company in these important markets.

-ENDS-

Notes to Editors

About WarnerMedia

WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others. The organization also includes Xandr's suite of advanced advertising solutions designed to help to improve advertising for brands, publishers, and consumers.

WarnerMedia is part of AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T).
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