Banijay today announces Mastiff TV Denmark, part of Banijay Nordic, has appointed Cornelius Moulvad as COO and Louise Runge Erichsen as Head of Reality, with both roles reporting to Chief Executive Officer Kristian Farcin-Leth.
Moulvad joins Mastiff TV’s management team from creative agency Splay One where he was the Finance and Production Manager. Moulvad has also worked as a Business Consultant at Flying Tiger Copenhagen and was a Production Manager at Mastiff TV for several years gaining extensive knowledge of the company and its slate.
In addition, the company has appointed Runge Erichsen in the newly created role of Head of Reality. She will be part of the day-to-day management at Mastiff TV, working closely with Chief Creative Officer David Sidebotham to cement the label’s position in the reality space, as well as supporting the development and sale of upcoming projects. She has extensive experience within the genre having worked on nine seasons of Survivor (Robinson) and Race Across The World (Først til Verdens Ende), amongst other titles.
Kristian Farcin-Leth, CEO Mastiff TV Denmark says: “Cornelius comes with an energy and knowledge that will strengthen us on several fronts. He is an excellent example of a new generation of leaders who combine business and empathy in management. Cornelius will be an invaluable support for me and the rest of the team as we lead Mastiff into a new era. Meanwhile, Louise is one of the most seasoned and respected content people in the industry. With her insight and abilities, she is a sparkling beacon in the reality genre.”
Cornelius Moulvad says: “Mastiff TV is an exciting place with a skilled and experienced team, strong formats, and good working relationships. I am looking forward to getting to know the business and working with the team and our partners. Mastiff TV has always been a very special place for me, so I’m thrilled to come back.”
Louise Runge Erichsen, comments: “Mastiff TV has a strong catalogue behind it and many exciting projects in the pipeline – so I am really looking forward to taking on this role, and in particular to working with the talented people at the ambitious powerhouse. I can hardly wait.”
Mastiff is one of the leading production companies in Denmark and is behind a host of the nation’s successful original formats including Drag Me Out, which has been adapted in Norway; Wild Wonderful Denmark; and The Journey, which has recently sold to Sweden. The company also produces global titles such as Survivor, Good Luck Guys, SAS: Who Dares Wins, and Best Singers.