Wim Ponnet

Wim Ponnet

Wim Ponnet

Chief Strategy and Commercial Officer | Endemol Shine Group

Wim Ponnet joined Endemol Shine Group in 2015. His remit includes overseeing all the Group’s sales and commercial divisions across Distribution, Digital Sales and Monetisation, Music and Secondary Rights, Licensing, Gaming and Gambling, Tech and IT, delivering a combined sales force to drive the commercial performance of the company.

As Chief Strategy & Commercial Officer he is responsible for defining and implementing Endemol Shine Group’s global strategy, working closely with the company’s local leaders and partners around the world. This includes identifying and pursuing new business opportunities and maximising monetisation opportunities across the Group’s extensive IP catalogue.

Prior to joining Endemol Shine, Wim was Senior Director, Strategy & Operations at Yahoo EMEA. In this role Wim oversaw the company’s strategic planning and business development across the region, identifying opportunities for M&A, commercial partnerships and expansion into new markets, whilst evaluating and exploiting trends in the marketplace.

Wim’s previous roles have included a number of senior positions at Coca Cola, including managing projects and planning across host cities and venues for UEFA Euro 2008 and overseeing a portfolio of national and international accounts.