Fredrik af Malmborg
Fredrik started out as a radio reporter and host at the young age of 14 and went on to become a digital media entrepreneur before co-founding Sparks Network, which would become Eccho Rights in 2004. Fredrik is a graduate of Lund School of Economics.
As managing director, Fredrik’s job is to find the next hit series, close innovative deals and build a quality team of staff.
As for his favourite TV show, Fredrik says, “What could be better than a Turkish drama?”
Nicola started out his career at Swedish producer Strix, then set up his own production company and worked at Nordisk Film before founding Eccho Rights (formerly Sparks Network) with Fredrik.
Even after nearly 30 years in the business he still loves his job and as managing partner he seeks out new business opportunities, gets to travel, pitch and meet some great people.
Handan started out her career as a talent manager and casting director, but moved into sales and acquisitions in 2009.
Handan's job is to develop the Eccho Rights business in Turkey with new exciting relationships.
Naturally, Handan’s favourite TV genre is Turkish drama!
Hyo joined Eccho Rights' team in 2019, making the move from our mother company CJ ENM in Seoul to our Madrid office. With a background in IT, Hyo brings additional years of experience from Korean tech giants LG and Samsung to lead our future strategies in the ever-developing broadcast landscape.
Preferring feel-good family content to horror and tense drama, Hyo likes to watch TV as a chance to relax with his kids rather than add to his stress after long days in the office!
As Director of Co-productions, Acquisitions, and Development, Adam’s job is to find collaborative & creative ways of working with Eccho’s production partners in Western Europe and the English-speaking world as well as working with the team to find new projects to distribute worldwide.
Adam is not shy about his love for all things science fiction!
She has found herself in the right place at Eccho as drama is her passion. Whilst she loves watching all the new dramas, her favourite series of all time is The Wire which she has seen too many times to count...
Both Barbora’s parents worked in film and television and she decided to follow in their footsteps and study film production. She soon realised, however, that international sales was her future and spent eight years at Imagina /Globomedia.
Barbora joined Eccho Rights in 2015 and now heads up the sales and acquisitions for the company in Latin America.
Barbora’s mum used to say that she liked watching all moving images and she’s still a massive consumer of all types of drama shows.
Oskar’s first employment in the media industry was in the late nineties with Scandinavian Broadcasting Systems (SBS) in London as Legal & Business Affairs. Since then he has been working with multiple broadcasters and publishers, whilefocusing on audiovisual entertainment. At Eccho Rights Oskar is in charge of legal services and to develop new business strategies.
Oskar´s favourite series of all times is Designated Survivor.
Naturally, given her passion for the law, Helena’s favourite TV genres are true crime and crime dramas!
Anni was a certified accountant at PwC before taking on the role as chief of finances at Eccho Rights. Her job is to create the perfect financial eccho system and to make sure everything adds up.
Anni’s favourite TV shows are historical dramas and horror series.
David came to Eccho Rights via various roles in the hospitality industry and then a photographic tech start-up, working both at home in the UK and abroad.
This proved to be the ideal preparation for his role handling Eccho Rights' marketing presence throughout the varied territories in which we operate.
Aside from watching his beloved England cricket team, David enjoys sitcoms, crime thrillers and political drama series.
Laura finished her Audiovisual Communication masters at the ”Universitat Politècnica de València” and moved to Norway shortly after that to kick off her Scandinavian journey. She has been living in Scandinavia for almost 7 years and started working at Eccho Rights 2018.
In her spare time Laura likes to produce music and swim. She had her own radio show at the age of 21 and besides her big passion for music she also enjoys a really good drama.
Keyvin went to film school in his native Dominican Republic and spent a few years on movie sets before deciding to get deeper in to the business side of the film industry. He moved to Spain and got himself three (!) Master's degrees in audiovisual business and distribution as well as marketing.
Fixated on viewership trends and audience behaviour around the world, it's fair to say he loves all kinds of TV and film. In his free time Keyvin is a DJ and loves to get lost in the world of electronic music.
Ceylan attended college in the United States after graduating from a French high school in Istanbul. After a year in Italy she returned to Turkey to start her career as a freelance translator with a special focus on children's books. With her extensive experience as editor for various magazines and publications, Ceylan is in charge of all editorial needs at Eccho Rights.
Ceylan enjoys reading books as much as writing them herself, or simply watching a comedy series.
Ozan has a Labor and Industrial Relations degree and is a licensed Electronic and Communication Technician. His career started in Eurosport’s Turkey office as a playout technician in 2002 and after has held various positions as video- and camera editor before joining the Eccho Rights team in 2019.
During his spare time Ozan enjoys playing guitar, watching anime and playing video games. He is also a fan of watching TV series, his all time favourite series are Breaking Bad and Modern Family.
While Carl has always had a love for computers and the mechanisms behind them, his true passions are music and art. Before joining the Eccho Rights team in Stockholm, Carl studied programming at Linköpings University, creating everything from useful apps for students to video games.
When Carl isn’t busy creating music or art, he loves to sit down and binge all kinds of Korean dramas.
She admires most of the arts, specifically dance, and when she is not keeping our Istanbul office running smoothly, she has a side career as a professional flamenco dancer! In addition to her interests, Önay enjoys walks by the sea, animals and street photography.