FOX appoints new GM for French territories

DetailsJuan Fernandez Gonzalez | 05 February 2015

Olivier Bramly has been appointed general manager for Fox International Channels (FIC) operations in France and the French-speaking Belgium, Switzerland, Africa and France's overseas territories (DROM-COM), replacing Frederic Chevance, who has stepped down.

bramlyWith direct responsibility for all business areas including affiliate and content distribution, programming, advertising sales, marketing and production, Bramly will report to Adrian Herzkovich, executive VP of FIC Benelux and France.

"Olivier had a very successful career in different divisions of Eurosport, with multi-territorial responsibilities mainly focused on affiliate sales," said Herzkovich commenting on the appointment. "This extensive experience in television will be fundamental in defining our strategic business plan across the French market and I am thrilled to have him on board."

Bramly was most recently senior executive VP for global distribution at Eurosport, with full responsibility for affiliate in EMEA and Asia Pacific. Other previous roles at Eurosport include director of distribution & development for Southern, Central & Eastern Europe, and managing director of Eurosport Spain.

He also contributed to the launch of Eurosport 2 in 2005 and of Eurosport HD and Eurosport 2 HD in 2008 and 2009 respectively. In addition, Bramly worked on launching Eurosport's online business in Spain, Turkey and the MENA region. He joined Eurosport in 1999 as senior regional distribution manager for Spain, Israel, Poland and Romania.