AMSTERDAM ­– Global content creator, producer and distributor Endemol Shine Group has strengthened its Senior Legal team with the appointment of James Ward to the newly-created role of Deputy General Counsel.


Ward joins from 21st Century Fox, where since 2013 he has served as Deputy General Counsel for Europe and Asia working across corporate development, legal affairs and Mergers and Acquisition in European, Middle East and Asian media sectors.


Based at the Group’s Amsterdam headquarters, and reporting to General Counsel Emma Moloney, Ward will oversee the existing team of Senior Counsels from April.