Former Yahoo and Makers Studios executive Bonnie Pan has been named President of Endemol Beyond, the digital branch of Endemol Shine North America.
“You’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who has made a bigger mark over the last decade in developing and successfully launching original content in the digital space than Bonnie Pan,” said Charlie Corwin and Cris Abrego, Co-Chairmen, Endemol Shine Americas and Co-CEOs, Endemol Shine North America, in a statement. “Her tremendous experience from both an operational and development stand point is exactly what we were looking for in a new leader for our fast-growing team at Endemol Beyond USA.”
Pan will report to Vivi Zigler, President, Digital, Brand & Audience Development, Endemol Shine North America.
Pan was formerly Executive Vice President, Programming for Maker Studios, responsible for original series in the Gaming, Lifestyle, Family and Entertainment categories. While with Maker, Pan oversaw the development and distribution strategy on more than 70 scripted and unscripted series, including a recent groundbreaking deal with History Channel for late-night comedy programming. Before her role with Maker Studios, Pan was Head of Global Programming and Audience Development at Yahoo! Video.