Viacom appoints Turner’s Pete Flamman as SVP – brands

MUMBAI: Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Northern Europe has appointed Pete Flamman as senior vice president (SVP) brands effective September 2015. 


Flamman assumes the responsibility for the holistic brand strategy and the operational management of the entire brand portfolio of Viacom International Media Networks, including the core brands MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, VIVA, Spike and Paramount.


His responsibilities include acquisitions & content operations, programming & creative and brand development. He reports to Viacom International Media Networks Northern Europe executive vice president (EVP) and managing director Magnus Kastner. 

“VIMN has with its broad portfolio of brands and diverse exciting entertainment formats the key elements for a successful brand development across all media platforms. I am very pleased to be able to leave my previous experience in the Northern European market incorporated in new exciting tasks at VIMN. Also, I am very curious get to know it, to be part of the team and my new VIMN talented colleagues in Northern Europe,” said Flamman. 

Kastner added, “I am delighted to welcome Pete as part of the North Senior management As a real fire specialist and with his many years of expertise - particularly in business development - he is the perfect fit for this position I am looking forward to.. working with Pete and I am sure that we will advance our VIMN brands on all platforms together.” 


Prior to joining VIMN, Flamman worked for 14 years at Turner Broadcasting. He started there as vice president business development and later was largely responsible in various management roles in the development of Turner Broadcasting portfolios in Europe, Middle East and Africa.


Last Flamman served as SVP and COO for the EMEA area and also held the position of managing director of the kids brands Turner.

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