Grupo Secuoya has appointed Emilio Pina as new executive producer for fiction just before beginning production on a raft of new series for TV.

emilioPina will be the executive producer for Grupo Secuoya's fiction subsidiaries Doble Filo and New Atlantis, which offer comedies, documentaries and fiction. His first task will be directing the production of Apaches, a series to be produced for Spanish free-to-air (FTA) network Antena 3.

Pina has been working in the Spanish production industry for the last 20 years and has participated in projects including El Comisario, Los Protegidos, The Time in Between and El Incidente for companies like BocaBoca and Boomerang TV. He was also VP and director at Spain's cinema academy and was five-time executive producer of the Goya Awards.

In addition to reinforcing its Spanish presence, Secuoya has recently been strengthening its international business, focusing in particular on Latin America through its Peruvian subsidiary Imizu.