FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment President Sander Schwartz is leaving the company later this month to pursue new business opportunities in television production, the company said today. Schwartz established the division in 2009 and is credited with helping build it into one of the world’s leading independent producers of kids’ and family programming. Its portfolio includes titles such as Tree Fu Tom, Kate & Mim-Mim, Strange Hill High, Wizards Vs Aliens, Grojband and Max Steel. “It has been an honor and a privilege to work with the outstanding team at FremantleMedia,” said Schwartz. “Though I have decided that it’s time for me to take on a new challenge, I leave with great confidence in the company’s rich opportunity as a leader in family entertainment. Of his departure, Sangeeta Desai, COO & CFO FremantleMedia said: “We would like to thank Sander for his contribution in launching the division and its successes to date. We wish him well in his future endeavours”.