Sony Pictures Television

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CARRIE FERMAN NAMED SVP BUSINESS STRATEGY AND DEVELOPMENT, INTERNATIONAL PRODUCTION, FOR SONY PICTURES TELEVISION


London, UK (7 February 2013) Sony Pictures Television (SPT) has appointed Carrie Ferman to senior vice president, business strategy and development, International Production, it was announced today.  

In this role, Ferman will support SPT's international productions, and its successful portfolio of 18 production companies, in strategic planning and growing SPT's business in key areas. Ferman will report to Andrea Wong, president, International Production for Sony Pictures Television, and will be based at SPT's London office. 

Announcing the appointment, Wong said, Strategic planning and business growth are vital levers as we map out the growth of our global portfolio. Carrie's sharp insight into the world of television and keen business intellect make her the perfect strategy advisor to our senior team.

Ferman most recently served as chief executive officer for Remark Media in New York. She previously held the position of vice president at NBC Universal, where she oversaw business development and strategy initiatives across the company's local media division. Prior to that she held planning and analysis roles at Time Warner, Cap Gemini and The Walt Disney Company.
 
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Sony Pictures Television (www.sonypicturestelevision.com), a Sony Pictures Entertainment company, is one of the television industry’s leading content providers, producing and distributing programming worldwide in every genre and for every platform. In addition to one of the industry’s largest libraries of award-winning feature films, television shows and formats, Sony Pictures Television (SPT) boasts a current program slate that includes top-rated daytime dramas and game shows, landmark off-network series, original animated series and critically acclaimed primetime dramas, comedies and telefilms. In addition to its US production business, SPT has 18 wholly-owned or joint venture production companies in 11 countries and also maintains offices in 31 countries. SPT’s worldwide television networks portfolio includes 150 channel feeds available in 178 countries, reaching more than 1.3 billion cumulative households worldwide. SPT also creates original content for and manages the studio’s premium streaming network, Crackle. Additionally, SPT owns US production company Embassy Row and is a part owner of the cable channel Game Show Network (GSN). SPT advertiser sales is one of the premier national advertising sales companies and handles the commercial inventory in SPT’s syndicated series as well as the Rural Media Group and DoctorOZ.com.