Fremantle today announces the appointment of Matthew Wilson as General Counsel. He will report directly to Global CEO Jennifer Mullin and will join the Executive Board. Based at Fremantle’s global headquarters in London, Matthew will join Fremantle on Monday 2 August.

For the last six years Matthew has worked for Uber, most recently leading the Legal teams across EMEA & APAC as Associate General Counsel. Matthew joins Fremantle with a wealth of legal experience and Global commercial expertise.

Jennifer Mullin, Global CEO, Fremantle commented: “We’re excited to have Matthew join our team at Fremantle. His business expertise and acumen will be invaluable as we continue to build and invest in our talent partnerships and Global content across entertainment, scripted and documentaries.”

Matthew Wilson, incoming General Counsel, Fremantle added: “This is a fascinating period of development for the industry and a truly exciting time to join a business I have long-admired. Fremantle is at the heart of popular culture the world over, continues to lead innovation in entertainment and I’m looking forward to joining the team and having the opportunity to contribute to Fremantle’s growth.”

Joining as General Counsel with a seat on the Executive Board and Investment Committee, Matthew will lead the global legal teams.