Speaker Profile MIPCOM

Cathy Payne

Job TitleCEO

Company NameEndemol Shine International


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.

Conference Sessions


    15 Oct 2018, 10:30 - 11:15, Palais des Festivals, Esterel, Palais 5

    Welcome to the brave new world: With series competing globally, aiming for audiences and not slots, distributors now finance, package and manage rights. The cla...

    • Language: English
      1. Event Date
        Mon, Oct 15
      2. Event Type
        Panel Discussion

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