9 February 2018


CNN International Commercial (CNNIC) has appointed Roland Nikolaou as the senior director of Content Sales and Licensing in EMEA, with a remit to grow content partnerships with traditional broadcasters, digital publishers and platforms.

Nikolaou will also deepen the relationships that CNN has with its existing affiliates across the region through initiatives such as CNN Consult, a bespoke offering of training and consultancy services that draws on CNN's decades of news and publishing experience, as well as innovation in the digital space.

In addition, Nikolaou is tasked with providing EMEA partners with greater access to award-winning news, business and lifestyle content through the CNN Newsource platform and assessing further licensing opportunities for local channels and products.


Turner Appoints New Leadership for the EMEA Region

TURNER is pleased to announce a new organizational chart for its activities in France, French-speaking territories, Africa and Israel. This region is piloted from Paris. Jaime Ondarza, Senior Vice President for Southern Europe and Africa, who has headed French market activity since 2010, assumes operational responsibility as General Manager.


Jaime Ondarza has made two appointments to lead TURNER's commercial and editorial activity in these major markets.

Guillaume Coffin is promoted to the position of VP Head of Commercial and Business Development, covering all sales activities for the group in the region made up of France, French-speaking territories, Africa and Israel. These include channel distribution, advertising, content sales and digital media income. "Guillaume has done fantastic work in sales for TURNER, he has a strong reputation in the market and possesses strong strategic and negotiating skills," says Jaime Ondarza, “I am thrilled that he has accepted this new responsibility."