Renowned Films is adding to their executive ranks. The production company has hired Mark Raeburn to serve as their Chief Operating Officer, while Lizzie Wingham has been tapped to serve in the newly created role of Senior Development Executive.
As Chief Operating Office, Raeburn will oversee all operational activity including strategy, legal and human resources for Renowned. His appointment is effective immediately. Wingham, meanwhile, will be responsible for amplifying development and expanding the company’s push into formatted fact-entertainment and factual.
Mark Raeburn joins the company from Channel 4, where he oversaw the broadcaster’s annual budget of around £700 million as their Head of Content Finance. He also handled all quota, stock, and cash flow related issues and helped the financial side of several channel launches, including E4 and More4.
Lizzie Wingham is an experienced producer who most recently served as Deputy Editor and In-House Executive for BBC Three. She has a background in factual and has worked on such shows as A Tattoo to Change Your Life, Amazing Humans, Married at First Sight, George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces and Wainwright Walks.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Mark to the team to help manage Renowned’s ever-growing slate of exciting content and delighted to have Lizzie supercharge our creative capabilities to deliver cut-through, innovative factual and fact-ent”, said Max Welch, Co-Founder and Creative Director of Renowned. “When expanding the team, both Mark and Lizzie understood the unique Renowned tone and sensibilities. We’re excited to begin working together!”