Thu, 12/05/2016
Javier Pons set to join Globomedia as Director-General
Javier Pons, a well-known figure in the audiovisual sector, is set to join the team at Globomedia as Director-General. Globomedia is a MEDIAPRO Group production company which specializes in content for television (fiction, entertainment, news programs, etc.). Pons has established that his objective to boost and strengthen Globomedia’s introduction in all the areas and formats of television content in Spain as well as internationally.

With two Ondas Awards and an Emmy nomination to his name, Javier Pons boasts a wealth of experience having started out in radio working for the Grupo Prisas’s radio stations and M40. In the area of television, Javier held the post of Director-General of TVE (2007-2010), El Terrat (1999-2007), and was Executive Producer of Azteca TV (2014-2015) in Mexico. As a consultant, he has collaborated with GLG Consulting (UK), Llorente y Cuenca and Kiss Media.

Globomedia is the leading production company in Spain for television fiction, responsible for series such as “El internado”, “Águila Roja”, “Pulsaciones” and “Vis a Vis”, as well as programs like “El Intermedio”, “Zapeando”, “El Club de la Comedia” and “El Objetivo”. The producer has a long established history with several of the most emblematic programs and formats such as “Médico de familia” (1995), “Caiga quien caiga” (1996), “7 vidas” (1999) and “Aida” (2005), “Un paso adelante” (2002), “Los Serrano” (2003) and “59 segundos” (2004).

The incorporation of Javier Pons as Director-General of Globomedia is further confirmation of the MEDIAPRO Group’s commitment to bolster the area of content, whose product portfolio currently includes the entire range of formats and genres.

Globomedia is one of the principal content producers in Europe, in terms of both the numbers of series and programs on air, as well as the quality of its content and international sales. The company has produced 49 series, over 150 entertainment programs and 13 full-length features. Its film and television productions are present in more than 140 countries either in their original versions or adapted formats.

Globomedia is part of the MEDIAPRO Group, a communication group specializing in the creation and development of audiovisual experiences. It is a leader in technical services, audiovisual content production and distribution, spanning a wide range of content and genres, sports rights trading, production and distribution of sports events, exhibition Project management, supply of technical production and post-production services, as well as managing TV channels and audiovisual engineering, including the design, selection, integration and installation thereof, in addition to broadcast services. With over 20 years’ experience, the Group is one of the largest audiovisual groups in Europe with a presence on 4 continents.

Globomedia participates in the Newen Network, Europe’s largest international platform dedicated to import and export of audiovisual products.