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Cathy Payne

Job TitleChief Executive

Company NameEndemol Shine Group


Cathy has held the position of Chief Executive of Endemol Shine International since March 2015. Prior to the merger of Endemol Group and Shine Group, Cathy was the Chief Executive of Endemol Worldwide Distribution since June 2009. Formerly Cathy was Chief Executive of Southern Star International for nine years and grew the division to become one of the largest distributors of English language programming outside of the Hollywood Studios. Cathy worked with Southern Star for over 20 years, having sold television programming in all major international markets and in the process has established an invaluable network of global contacts within the industry. Cathy is responsible for the overall management of the Endemol Shine International business which operates from London, Paris, Los Angeles, Miami, Sao Paulo, Sydney, Moscow, Mumbai and Singapore. Cathy holds a Masters of Management University of Technology Sydney.


About Endemol Shine Group

 Endemol Shine Group is a global production powerhouse creating world class content for all platforms.

As a producer and distributor, Endemol Shine Group works on a unique local and global axis, comprised of 120 companies across all the world’s major markets, dedicated to creating content that enthralls and inspires.
In 2017 the company’s travelling formats originated from 12 different countries across the Group, with global hits including MasterChef, Big Brother, Deal or No Deal, The Money Drop, Your Face Sounds Familiar, The Brain, Hunted and The Island. Endemol Shine Group’s drama portfolio is similarly international and diverse, with acclaimed worldwide hits such as Humans, Bron, Peaky Blinders, Black Mirror, Kingdom, Grantchester, The Fall, Spring Tide, Penoza and Broadchurch. Endemol Shine’s content is enjoyed wherever the audience wants to watch and generates more than 2 billion monthly views online, with titles such as Mr. Bean now among the world’s most popular entertainment brands on platforms including YouTube and Facebook.
In 2017 Endemol Shine Group produced more than 800 productions, in 78 territories airing on more than 275 channels around the world. 

Conference Sessions


    10 Apr 2018, 10:30 - 11:10, Palais des Festivals, Debussy Theatre, Palais 1

    For decades the production and distribution worlds had a clear frontier. Different communities, different transactions, different networking events. The globali...

    • Language: English
      1. Event Date
        Tue, Apr 10

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