Discovery appoints Turnbull as MD Fatafeat

May 6, 2014 16.27 Europe/London By Robert Briel


Amanda TurnbullDiscovery Networks Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEEMEA) has appointed Amanda Turnbull as the new MD for Fatafeat, a food network across the Middle East.

Beginning her role from May 7, Amanda will be responsible for the strategic and operational management of Fatafeat and become the primary point of contact for day to day business development.

To ensure long term growth and to maximize advertising sales revenues, Amanda will manage the Fatafeat team from their new office in Dubai Studio City and work in partnership with the senior Discovery Networks CEEMEA team in London and Warsaw. Amanda will report into James Gibbons, SVP & Country Manager, Emerging Business, Discovery Networks CEEMEA.

“After an extensive search to find the right candidate, we couldn’t be more pleased to welcome Amanda to the team, ready to take on the exciting position of Managing Director at Fatafeat,” said James Gibbons.

“Amanda will be responsible for the strategic and operational management of Fatafeat, spearheading the network’s Ad Sales and overall business goals in order to cement its position as the number one food channel across the Middle East.”

“I am thrilled to take on the role of Managing Director at Fatafeat,” said Amanda Turnbull. “This is an exciting time in the channel’s history and I look forward to working closely with the entire Fatafeat team here in Dubai and in Cairo to take the business to the next level.”