London – Endemol announced that Paul Johnson is stepping down from his position as global head of marketing and brand partnerships. After completing the full rebranding of the Endemol Group and with the successful launch of Endemol Worldwide Distribution at MIPCOM alongside the launch of Jerry Seinfeld’s The Marriage Ref, Paul Johnson will step down from his day to day role at Endemol Group at the end of the year. Johnson will continue in his current role until the end of the year and will work closely with Endemol’s chief commercial officer Tom Toumazis in handing over his day to day responsibilities. He will consult for Endemol during the first quarter of 2010, focusing his efforts in the area of Branded Entertainment.