Leading Outsourced Production Partner NEP Opens Office in Spain
NEPEurope and Media Solutions announced this week the opening of its NEP Spain office,further strengthening its reach and presence as one of the key players in theSpanish broadcast market. NEP Spain will focus on providing technicalproduction support for sports events, music festivals and live streaming productions.
NEP alsoannounced its two senior hires and industry veterans to spearhead business development andoperations in the country: Tomàs Ferreres, Country Manager, and Joel Mestre,Head of Production, NEP Spain.
“We are excitedto have Tomàs and Joel leading NEP Spain,” said Paul Henriksen, President NEPEurope and Media Solutions. “Their expertise in digital broadcast and streaming technology, aswell as their experience in managing high-profile events in sports andentertainment is a big plus. They are a strong team who can deliver superiorservice and innovative solutions for our clients.”
Inhis new role as Country Manager of NEP Spain, Ferreres brings more than 15years’ experience at Red Bull, mostly recently overseeing Red Bull’s digitaland broadcast entertainment productions in Spain. There he served as ExecutiveProducer for award-winning productions in the fields of sports, music andculture, covering Red Bull Batalla de Gallos, Primavera Sound Festival, RetoArkano 24h and Concurs de Castells. Earlier at Red Bull, Ferreres led the VideoPostproduction department in Europe, covering many global productions includingthe UCI Mountain Bike World Championship, Red Bull Hard Enduro Series and theWorld Series of Beach Volleyball.
AsHead of Production for NEP Spain, Mestre brings over 20 years of experience inthe video production industry, working in a wide variety of projects andformats. He began his career in broadcast production at Endemol Spain, where hebecame a member of the team directing quiz and music reality shows likeOperación Triunfo, among others. Later, he joined EuroLeague Basketball asproduction supervisor and partnership manager, and then Red Bull Media House asbroadcast production manager. While at Red Bull, Mestre worked on large eventslike the Primavera Sound Festival, Dakar Rally and RB Batalla de Gallosinternational finals, as well as eGames events including the 2018 FIFA UltimateTeam Championship Final in Barcelona.