Cecile Frot-Coutaz


YouTube creators ‘defining the future’ of content, says EMEA chief

YouTube is emerging as the key forum for creative experimentation and the platform of choice for under-24 year-olds, and while many creators are not “an obvious fit” for traditional media, they are building “the future of the content industry”, according to Cécile Frot-Coutaz, head of YouTube EMEA. Speaking at IBC, Frot-Coutaz said that YouTube was […]

New CEO for FremantleMedia

Jennifer Mullin has been confirmed as the new CEO of FremantleMedia after the departure of Cecile Frot-Coutaz in March 2018. She will finish up her current role as CEO of FremantleMedia North America (FMNA) and start the new role on September 1, the company has announced. Mullin takes over the reins from Frot-Coutaz after she […]

FremantleMedia CEO leaving to join YouTube

  FremantleMedia CEO Cecile Frot-Coutaz is leaving the RTL Group-owned production and distribution giant to lead YouTube EMEA. Her exit comes after 23 years at Fremantle and its predecessors, and a process is already underway to find a successor. Frot-Coutaz (above right) is understood to have a twelve-month notice period, but is unlikely to work […]

FremantleMedia repositioned for digital growth

The recent restructure at FremantleMedia has positioned it to capitalise on digital opportunities and acquisitions in the digital sector are likely, CEO Cecile Frot-Coutaz said. In response to a question from DTVE’s sister publication TBI, Frot-Coutaz said the recent restructure at the RTL-owned producer and distributor, leaves it well placed to grow its digital business. […]