Fremantle appointed Andrea Scrosati to group chief operating officer.

Joining the company in November, Scrosati will be based out of the London headquarters. His responsibilities will include overseeing central group functions such as strategy, M&A, and legal and business affairs. He will also be responsible for the company’s operations across Southern Europe, Brazil, Mexico, and Israel.

He currently serves as executive vice president of Programming at Sky Italia. Scrosati will remain chair of Vision Distribution.