Unique: Former Viacom International Studios (VIS) talent boss lands top talent job married at first sight uk Producer CPL Productions.
Simon Shearer-Wright moved to CPL last month to take up the role of head of talent and human resources. Reporting to CEO Danielle Lux, he is overseeing the Red Arrow Studios-backed producer’s strategy for sourcing, developing and retaining talent within the company and on specific productions.
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“The TV industry thrives on talent in front of and behind the camera,” Lux said. “At CPL, we believe it is paramount to nurture and develop all of our employees and create a culture where they are empowered to do their best work.”
Shearer-Wright called CPL a “vibrant, inclusive company with exceptional talent and great content”.
He is the latest former VIS employee to find a new role since Deadline revealed that Paramount Global shuttered the UK Unscripted division of its international production arm, which has led to around 20 redundancies. Former Vis executive Oliver Wright has already launched an All3Media-backed label and other ex-Vis employees have gone with him. Some of Viz’s biggest shows have started branching out into other indies over the past few months.