Talpa International and Endemol International veteran Diana Buddingh will move into her new role as FremantleMedia‘s director of global entertainment production on October 1. She’ll be based in London and will be responsible for the brand management and global roll-out of all Fremantle’s non-scripted formats including the Idol, Got Talent and X Factor franchises. Buddingh will manage all commercial, talent and third party relationships and will work closely with director of global entertainment development, Rob Clark, on the pipeline and roll-out of key developments.
At Talpa, Buddingh was head of international productions responsible for all worldwide productions including The Voice, I Love My Country and The Winner Is…. At Endemol, she worked on the development and roll-out of such formats as Big Brother, Deal Or No Deal and Star Academy.