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Tim Hincks - President of Endemol Worldwide

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Is this the most powerful man in British Television? Tim Hincks is the President of Endemol Worldwide and Chairman of Endemol UK, who make Big Brother, Deal/No Deal, Pointless, Peaky Blinders, The Million Pound Drop and much more. If he says go, programme ideas go big.

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As President of Endemol Group, Tim is responsible for overseeing the company’s operations in the US and UK, further building the collaboration and synergy between these key markets, as well as the creation and commercial exploitation of content across the Group’s worldwide network.

Tim began his television career in 1990 when he divided his time between producing BBC Two's Food and Drink programme in the UK for Bazal (now Remarkable Television, part of EndemolUK) and working on current affairs programmes such as Newsnight and BBC Westminster.

Tim became Creative Director of Endemol UK in 2002 and stepped up to become Chief Creative Officer in January 2005. He was appointed Endemol’s Chief Executive Officer in January 2008, also sitting on the International board and the Creative Board of Endemol Group.

Under his tenure Endemol’s UK business grew to become one of the largest independent producers in the country with a strong, diversified output that has delivered some of Endemol’s biggest international hits.

He was Executive Chair of the Edinburgh International TV Festival from 2007-2010 and sits on its Executive Board. Tim was appointed President of Endemol Group in May 2012. He continues to have responsibility for Endemol UK’s business as its Chairman.