Alex Mahon, the former CEO of Shine Group, has joined The Foundry, as Chief Executive.

Mahon joined Shine Group in 2006 and built it up into a business operating in 12 countries with revenues of £700 million before its sale in December 2014. She had previously held senior positions at Talkback Thames, FremantleMedia Group and RTL Group.

The former CEO of The Foundry, Bill Collis, will remain full-time as President and Board member