New EMEA appointments for Viceland

VicelandVice Media’s youth-focused channel Viceland has made a series of senior EMEA appointments ahead of planned launches in the UK, Ireland and France later this year.

The channel has named Debi Roach as vice-president, TV production EMEA, Cam Levin as vice-president, brand, EMEA and Dan Louw as vice-president, development, UK.

Roach has overseen productions for terrestrial and digital broadcasters across entertainment, scripted comedy and factual entertainment, with credits including Peep Show, Fresh Meat and Derren Brown’s series and specials. In her newly created role at Viceland, she will be overseeing all output for the channel across the region, including a slate of brand new Vice-produced UK programming.

Levin, an established creative director and filmmaker, previously worked for MTV International and Sky UK. At Viceland he will oversee audience, platform and social growth strategy as well innovating the channel’s creative billing.

Louw is a former head of development in the BBC Documentaries department, where he oversaw a slate including the Louis Theroux films, The Met and BAFTA award winners Life and Death Row and Don’t Take My Baby.

The latest appointments follow that of Discovery Networks executive Arjan Hoekstra as general manager, EMEA, in April.