Helium has selected Therese Hegarty to be the company's Chief Executive Officer. “Therese is a highly talented and respected executive. In balancing creative excellence with astute business acumen, she has achieved extraordinary things," HELIUM Founder, Chief Creative Officer & Chair Mark Fennessy said upon making the announcement.
Hegarty most recently served as Chief Executive of Seven Studios Group, leading the group’s entities and activities across Sydney, Melbourne, London, Auckland, and Los Angeles, and previously VP Production & Business for Beyond International. Over time, she has garnered extensive experience in program development, production, and distribution across both production company and broadcast platforms.
Having successfully developed and executed content in various genres for both the Australian and global marketplace, she now prioritizes creating Australian content for local and international audiences. She will work on finding partnership opportunities with creative people and companies. “She is perfectly suited to lead our vibrant young team, and I’m delighted she has agreed to join us,” he continued.
“Mark is a hugely talented and successful executive, creative, and a truly lateral thinker, and I am thrilled to be joining him and the wonderful Helium team," Hegarty said. "The company already has great momentum, and I am excited to build on that energy and field of opportunity to help shape Helium’s future growth in the Australian and global content market.”
Therese is a highly talented and respected executive. In balancing creative excellence with astute business acumen, she has achieved extraordinary things” Mark Fennessy HELIUM Founder, Chief Creative Officer & Chair