EndemolShine Nederland, a Banijay Benelux label, has appointed Sil Geurtsen as Head of Programme Development. Together with his creative team, he will be responsible for devising and developing new formats, and supporting the development of international formats. He will report to Rob van der Vleugel, the company’s Producer of Non-Scripted.
Rob van der Vleugel, Producer of Non-scripted at EndemolShine Nederland comments: “Sil is a huge asset to the team and our organization. His excellent knowledge of what is going on within the international market, his expertise in developing ideas into formats, and his extensive creative network – both nationally and internationally – makes him the right person for this role.”
Sil Geurtsen on his new position comments: “I am grateful to EndemolShine for the opportunities I have been given over the past few years to grow within the organization, both nationally and internationally. I look forward to working with my five creative colleagues to develop new programmes for a global audience.”
Before Geurtsen made the switch to EndemolShine Nederland in January 2017, he spent four years developing formats for Talpa. He began his career at EndemolShine working within the creative department as a programme developer across The Talent Project, The Road To The Million and The Biggest Quiz. In 2018, he was seconded to the creative department of EndemolShine North America for ten months, where he was responsible for developing new formats and pitching programmes to the American networks and streamers.