Korea's CJ ENM Appoints Jung Jong-Hwan as Head of Global Content

Korean entertainment company CJ ENM has appointed Jung Jong-hwan as head of content, global business. He is expected to lead the development of global content production and distribution and continue the group's multi-studio approach to business.

Jung previously served as Head of Global Integration within CJ ENM. He oversaw the establishment and growth of CJ Group's global businesses, was instrumental in creating synergies across key global businesses during his previous role, managed the acquisition of Schwan's and was responsible for improving CJ's structural performance.

He was also part of the team that acquired the fifth season of CJ ENM (formerly Endeavor Content's script business) and was involved in its post-merger, and is currently a board member of the fifth season.

Stepping into the new position, effective immediately, Jung is expected to improve production capacity for unscripted content and expand CJ ENM's distribution networks both domestically and internationally as his primary task in 2024.

„Our mission is to accelerate CJ ENM's global expansion by strengthening the competitiveness of the core content industry and integrating a sustainable business structure,” said a CJ ENM spokesperson. Variety.

CJ EMN's production film and television production operations include Studio Dragon, CJ ENM Studio and Fifth Season.

The group's recent releases include the popular Korean shows „Castaway Diva” and the new season of „Unexpected Business.” Since the end of the Hollywood actors' and screenwriters' strikes, it has delivered second seasons of „Tokyo Vice” Season 2 and new series „Strife” for Apple TV+ and „Nine Perfect Strangers” for Hulu.

Previously, CJ ENM created, produced or distributed content including Oscar-winning film „Parasite”, Tony Award-winning musical „Kingy Boots”, hit Korean films including „Roaring Currents” and TV series such as „Guardian: The Lonely.” and Great God” and „I Can Hear Your Voice.”

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