Wim PonnetChief Strategy and Commercial Officer at Endemol Shine Group
As Chief Strategy & Commercial Officer, Wim is responsible for defining and implementing Endemol Shine Group’s global strategy, working closely with the company’s local leaders and partners around the world. This includes identifying and pursuing new business opportunities, including acquisitions and expansion into new markets, whilst tracking and leveraging market trends, as well as driving the group’s digital endeavours.
His remit includes overseeing the Group’s commercial partnerships, brand licensing, gaming, gambling, M&A and digital teams.
Wim joined Endemol Shine Group in 2015 from Yahoo EMEA where he was Senior Director, Strategy & Operations since 2011. In this role he oversaw the company’s strategic planning and business development across the region, identifying opportunities for M&A, commercial partnerships and expansion into new markets, whilst evaluating and exploiting trends in the marketplace.
Wim’s previous roles have included a number of senior positions at Coca Cola, including managing projects and planning across host cities and venues for UEFA Euro 2008 and overseeing a portfolio of national and international accounts.