Simon CoxHead of Acquisitions


    Simon Cox was appointed Head of Acquisitions at Endemol Shine International in June 2015. Simon is responsible for implementing ESIs global third party scripted and non-scripted acquisition strategy including managing the first look and development deals that ESI holds with independent producers including Shoebox TV, Ecosse Films, Origin Pictures, Feel Films, Mam Tor Productions and Amber Television as well as script development deals such as The Luminaries with Intention Pictures. Simon is a leading executive with fourteen years experience in the television industry including nine years at BBC Worldwide. Most recently Simon has held the role of Investment Manager at Ingenious Media where he was responsible for leading investments into scripted television projects, including productions such as Channel 4's Coalition, ITV Encores The Frankenstein Chronicles and cBeebies reboot of The Clangers. His previous positions have included Head of Business Management, Content & Production, BBC Worldwide; VP Sales & Co-productions, BBC Worldwide Canada; and Assistant Finance / Acquisitions Manager for UKTV Entertainment and Factual channels.

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