LONDON, 11 June 2019: The Tinopolis Group has appointed Nick Rees COO, expanding his existing role.
Currently MD of Passion Distribution, Rees has been promoted to the newly established role, adding the Tinopolis Factual Group to his responsibilities. In the role, Rees will oversee all of the commercial aspects of the business, facilitating commercial deals, maximizing the value of IP and continue to enhance the collaboration between production and distribution across the group.
Rees has served as Managing Director of Passion Distribution since 2012 and has been responsible for overseeing all financial and operational activities as well as developing investment opportunities and programme funding models.
Prior to joining Passion, Nick held the position of Senior VP of Finance for North America for HIT Entertainment.
Announcing the appointment Arwel Rees, Chief Executive Officer, The Tinopolis Group said ‘Nick has been an integral member of the team at Passion, instrumental in growing profit, developing new income streams and investment initiatives. I am looking forward to working with him in this exciting and challenging new role.’
Nick Rees added, ‘I’m thrilled to be taking on this newly developed role as part of The Tinopolis Group, adding an exciting new chapter to my career. It’s been extremely fulfilling being part of the success of Passion and I look forward to continuing that relationship as well as taking on a new challenge within the Factual Group.’
The Tinopolis Group is an international TV production and distribution group with businesses based in the UK and US and a portfolio spanning 13 content production companies across all genres – from big scale entertainment and award-winning factual to critically acclaimed drama and ground-breaking live sports coverage. The group also includes international distributor, Passion Distribution.