Treasury Framework in Media with Dave van der Zwan

We’re exploring the more glamorous side of treasury in this episode, where I’m joined by the Deputy Treasurer at Endemol Shine Group, Dave van der Zwan.

Headquartered in the Netherlands, Endemol Shine Group is a Dutch-based media company that creates world-class content that entertains and enthrals billions of people around the world. They are the world’s largest independent producer, operating on a unique local and global axis with 120 production labels across 20+ markets and unrivalled creative, production, distribution, and commercial capabilities.

Global hits include MasterChef and Big Brother, globally-loved favourites Deal or No Deal, Money Drop, Hunted, The Island, and many more. Their vibrant drama portfolio includes scripted superbrands Peaky Blinders and Black Mirror, amongst others, all of which have aired in 100 or more markets. Endemol Shine Group is also behind some of the most popular World scripted titles domestically and internationally.

In 2018, Endemol Shine Group had 700 productions on-air across 270 platforms and channels, and they travelled more formats than any of their peers.

On the podcast we discussed…

  • How Dave found his way into treasury
  • Treasury challenges that a media production company faces such as commercial and digital revenue, investment, funding and so on
  • What the treasury setup looks like for Endemol Shine Group
  • Navigating Endemol Shine Group complex treasury management system and strategies
  • How the company’s treasury team has evolved, and the different roles involved
  • How treasury will change and become even more automated in the future
  • Dave shares key tips for other treasury professions who want to build a successful career

If you’d like to get in touch with Dave van der Zwan, you can connect with him via LinkedIn.

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2020-05-29T15:42:59+00:00May 5th, 2020|