Warner Bros. International Television Production New Zealand has appointed Emma White to the role of Co-Managing Director.
She joins Mike Molloy, Co-Managing Director, New Zealand reporting directly to Ronald Goes, Executive Vice President and Head of Warner Bros. International Television Production (WBITVP) and will be jointly responsible for running the company’s production operations in New Zealand.
White takes over the role previously held by Greg Heathcote, who announced his decision to step down earlier in the year for health reasons.
White says she is delighted to be working alongside Mike at the helm of WBITVP New Zealand “showcasing home-grown creativity and world-class entertainment, and looking forward to working with our brilliant team in the next exciting chapter of our business”.
WBITVP New Zealand is part of WBITVP’s global network of TV production operations and produces some of the country’s most successful entertainment shows, including WBITVP formats The Bachelor & Bachelorette, Celebrity Treasure Island, and 60 Seconds, as well as hit third party shows The Block NZ and RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under. Scripted productions include acclaimed drama series Black Hands and the award-winning black comedy Fresh Eggs.
With extensive experience spanning both entertainment and factual genres, Emma previously served as Head of Unscripted, and Executive Producer on many of the company’s key series including RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under, The Masked Singer NZ, Survivor NZ, The Bachelor NZ, The Great Kiwi Bake Off, Project Runway NZ, The Block NZ, and Married at First Sight NZ.
Ronald Goes says he is thrilled with the appointment.
“Emma’s track record speaks for itself and with her joining Mike we have a strong and dynamic leadership in place to help us continue to build on our many successes in the country.”