In her new role, Bamford will oversee Endemol’s companies in France, the Iberia Peninsula, Italy, Israel, China, India, and Southeast Asia. In addition, Marina Williams, Endemol’s COO of international, will report to Bamford with her portfolio of Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East territories, Russia, and Africa.
Bamford starts her new job in October and will be based in Endemol’s Amsterdam and London offices. She replaces Martha Brass, who left Endemol last month after eight years at the company. Bamford will report to Endemol Shine Group CEO Sophie Turner Laing.
Endemol Shine is the world’s largest independent production group and the makers of such global shows and formats as “Big Brother,” “Black Mirror,” “Humans,” “MasterChef,” and “Broadchurch.”
At Sky, Bamford held a series of senior positions in Britain, Germany