Marco Nobili and Olivier Jollet
Paramount Global announced key leadership appointments to further the company’s international expansion of its streaming products, Paramount+ and Pluto TV. Marco Nobili has been promoted to Executive Vice President (EVP), International General Manager (GM) of Paramount+, where he will lead the strategy and execution for Paramount+’s continued expansion in markets worldwide. Moreover, Olivier Jollet has been elevated to the role of EVP, International GM of Pluto TV to continue the service’s international growth. Nobili and Jollet will dually report to Raffaele Annecchino, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of International Networks, Studios and Streaming, and to Tom Ryan, President and CEO of Streaming.
“The opportunity to expand our streaming business internationally is tremendous, and 2022 will be a crucial year for our strategy. With Paramount+ and SkyShowtime expected to expand to 60 markets by end of 2022, and Pluto TV continuing to expand worldwide, I’m confident Marco and Olivier’s leadership will enable us to seize the opportunity and build on our progress towards our integrated global streaming business,” Raffaele Annecchino said.
"Through Paramount’s differentiated streaming playbook, we are focused on leveraging our broad strength in key areas to thrive, attract and retain consumers globally. Marco and Oliver have already driven Paramount+ and Pluto TV to new heights, and with their continued leadership, we are confident in our ability to become a leader in global streaming,” Tom Ryan added.
Previously Senior Vice President (SVP) of International Marketing, Data & Analytics for Paramount Global’s streaming division, Nobili will now oversee all operations for Paramount+ outside the United States, including Content, Marketing, Distribution, Data and Operations. Building on the service’s momentum since launching in 2021, Nobili will lead the strategy and execution for Paramount+’s continued growth. The executive has deep streaming experience, having formerly worked at both Netflix and Amazon.
Jollet, who previously served as SVP and General Manager of Pluto TV internationally, will lead a coordinated approach to further expand Pluto TV outside the United States, which is live in 30 countries and territories globally. Jollet will oversee all operations for Pluto TV outside the country, including Ad Sales, Content, Marketing, Distribution, Data and Operations. The executive will look to identify new partnerships and opportunities for Pluto TV across the digital entertainment ecosystem.