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ITV Studios America and ITV Studios U.S. Group have appointed Julile Meldal-Johnsen as senior exec vp scripted and business development.
The executive will be based in L.A. and report to Orly Adelson, ITV Studios America president.
In her new role, Meldal-Johnsen will transition from exec vp operations at ITV Studios U.S. Group and focus on planning and driving the growth strategy at ITV Studios America, including developing first-look deals and strategic partnerships. She’ll oversee the company’s scripted business, including budgets, developments and deals, and will be involved in scripted projects across the entire ITV Studios U.S. Group.
“Julie knows where we want to go and has both the business and programming acumen to take us there,” Adelson said. “She will be able to identify strategic partnerships and opportunities as we continue to grow the company. Her expertise and passion are a great fit for this role and I’m excited to be working with her to build on our already terrific track record.”
As exec vp operations at ITV Studios U.S. Group, Meldal-Johnsen managed group operations and implemented strategy for the acquired companies. She joined the team from ITV Studios International, where she was director of legal and business affairs, overseeing the distribution and international production businesses. She previously managed ITV Studios scripted activities in the U.S. and brokered the JV deal with Reshet in Israel.
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