Ed Wells to Head Nick Japan
Ed Wells has joined Nickelodeon Japan from Viacom International and will fill the newly created post of VP and general manager, World Screen reports. In his new position, Wells will be responsible for overseeing the growth of Nickelodeon’s operations in Japan, focusing on developing the brand as a multiplatform entertainment experience for kids, a source of top quality syndication for Japanese broadcasters, and a local producer of kids’ entertainment. He will also partner with Nickelodeon Consumer Products to grow that business in the market.
Wells reports to Peter Bullard, Executive VP of Viacom International Japan.