Fox Networks Group (FNG) Europe and Africa has announced the appointment of Sonja Brugger as Vice President of Acquisitions, FNG Europe & Africa. Based in London, Brugger will be leading content strategy and acquisitions for Entertainment footprint in Europe & Africa, which includes all Fox branded channel feeds and the new non-linear product, Fox+, which has launched in France, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Greece.
“Sonja is a seasoned professional with over 20 years’ industry experience”, said Diego Londono, COO FNG, Europe & Africa. “Her experience in both acquisition and content strategy, combined with her understanding of broadcaster and platform environments across basic pay, free to air and VOD will be hugely beneficial to our organisation as we continue to invest in must have content and innovate in ways to make this content accessible.”
Brugger will join FNG Europe & Africa following a 20 year-long career, including nine years within Sky Europe. Currently VP Content Strategy and Acquisitions at Sky Germany, Brugger is a senior executive in the Content team, working with programming, production and legal teams to handle and supervise acquisition and production negotiations.