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Company Overview of HIT Entertainment Limited

Company Overview

HIT Entertainment Limited operates as a pre-school entertainment company. It engages in the businesses of television and home entertainment production; content distribution; publishing; consumer products licensing; digital media; and live events and attractions. The company also offers animation production services; markets, sells, and distributes home entertainment solutions, such as DVDs; and publishes books. It serves customers worldwide. HIT Entertainment Limited was founded in 1989 and is based in London, United Kingdom. It has operations in the United Kingdom, the United States, Japan, Hong Kong, and Canada. As of February 1, 2012, HIT Entertainment Limited operates as a subsidiary of ...

5th Floor

Maple House

149 Tottenham Court Road

London,  W1T 7NF

United Kingdom

Founded in 1989

Phone:

44 20 7554 2500

Fax:

44 20 7388 9321

Key Executives for HIT Entertainment Limited

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 60
Senior Vice President and Global General Counsel
Senior Vice President of Brands - Global
Senior Vice President of US Licensing & Live Events
Executive Vice President of Consumer Products & Home Entertainment - Americas
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

HIT Entertainment Limited Key Developments

Hit Entertainment Appoints Christopher Keenan as New Global Head of Content and Production

Hit Entertainment Appointed Christopher Keenan as New Global Head of Content and Production. Based in HIT Entertainment’s London office, Keenan will continue the HIT Content Development and Production team’s work of building powerful preschool brands through engaging stories and content across multiple platforms. Keenan will oversee HIT’s centre of excellence for content and development, reporting to Edward Catchpole. He will replace Michael Carrington in the global head of production role.

Hit Entertainment Announces New Appointments

As part of its continued expansion, HIT Entertainment has appointed Karen Davidsen in the role of Director of Production, Global Content; Phil Molloy as Senior Creative Manager, Global Content; and Luca Magnani as Global Brand Director, Thomas & Friends. Based in HIT’s London office, Davidsen and Molloy will report in to Michael Carrington, Vice President Global Content & Executive Producer. As the business evolves from producing shows for traditional TV to include digital distribution outlets and in readiness for new emerging platforms, these new hires will be critical to global production and the business across the HIT Brands portfolio. Davidsen has over 20 years’ experience and has returned to HIT Entertainment, having previously worked for the business from 1998-2007. In this new role, she is responsible for all the organisational aspects of production scheduling and budgeting, and will oversee all production personnel. Her remit will also include identifying new studios and production talent. Prior to this, Davidsen was Director of Production and Original Programming at Walt Disney Company responsible for original programming across Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior Production Unit across EMEA. Her previous experience also includes Channel 4 and Hibbert Ralph Entertainment where she produced the second series of ‘William’s Wish Wellingtons’ and award-winning series ‘The Forgotten Toys’. Molloy brings with him 11 years’ experience and joins the team from Spectrecom Films where he was Creative Director, responsible for creative strategy and output of film-based advertising campaigns for the likes of Plants Vs Zombies (SEGA/PopCap Games).

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