Exec appointment at Seven

Seven has appointed Therese Hegarty to the position of Head of Production and Rights Management following the exit of Janeen Faithfull.

Hegarty has been Vice President, Production Business for Beyond Television since 2003, responsible for business affairs, program development and productions operations across such shows as Mythbusters, Dark Minds, Behind Mansion Walls, Deadly Women.

Based in Sydney from March 16, she will join the production and development department under Director of Production, Brad Lyons.

“Therese is one of the best in the business. Her wealth of experience will prove invaluable as we look to expand Seven Productions both locally and internationally,” said Lyons.

As reported exclusively by TV Tonight, Janeen Faithfull leaves Seven to become the new CEO of production company Southern Star.

“I feel very excited and extremely fortunate to be taking on this role for Endemol and I look forward to leading the very successful, creative and motivated Southern Star team into the future. I am thankful for the challenges, experiences, successes and most importantly the support I received during my years at the Seven Network. Endemol is a world leader in television programming and I look forward to ensuring that Southern Star continues to contribute to the shared goals and successes of the Group,” she has since said.

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