President, Global Entertainment
Maarten is an innovation-oriented leader with a strategic vision who, with his drive and passion, knows how to convince others of the importance of innovation.
As President of Global Entertainment, ITV Studios, he is responsible for the division of ITV Studios that leads on sales and exploitation of unscripted formats as they roll them out around the world. Global Entertainment represents the ITV Studios unscripted format portfolio, as well as the former Talpa, Armoza and Twofour portfolios. These include global brands, such as The Voice, Love Island, The Chase, Come Dine with me and Hell’s Kitchen.
Maarten is a veteran in the international media world where he served roles at companies such as Endemol and Talpa. Prior to joining ITV Studios, Maarten held the role of Chief Operating Officer at Talpa Media.
In 2016, Maarten won the Young Captain Award, the national recognition for the most talented business leaders in Dutch business. In addition to his education at Hotel school, The Hague, Maarten completed the INSEAD education in Finance for Executives and the New Board Program at Nyenrode Business University.