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Fredrik af Malmborg

Managing Director

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 Söderlund

Managing Partner

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 Özkubat

Director of Turkish Drama

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 Sohn

Chief Strategy Officer

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!

Adam Barth

Director of Co-productions, Acquisitions, and Development
Adam began his career with New Media Vision, a bespoke production/distribution company based in the UK before joining NENT Studios UK (formerly DRG) where most recently he was Commercial Director.
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!

Lucy Roberts

Director of Sales, Western Europe
Lucy started out her career in distribution at ITV Studios, holding roles in format and readymade sales at BBC Studios, Keshet International, All3Media and NENT Studios UK, before moving to Eccho Rights in 2021. She is responsible for licensing our extensive scripted catalogue into Western Europe as well as inputting into the acquisition and development process.

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...

Barbora Suster

Head of Latin America & Iberia

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.

Deborah Youn

Head of Asia Business
After stumbling upon an introductory film class in college, Deborah knew she would work in television. Working first in post-production, she then moved to iMBC, mapping the digital distribution strategy of Korean series with global OTT platforms.
 
Although she spent most of her years in the US, Deborah is a hardcore Korean when it comes to dancing to K-pop, and binge-watching Korean dramas!

Berkin Nalbantli

Sales Executive and Format Sales, CEE and Africa
Berkin’s background as a planning and programming specialist brought him to Eccho Rights at a time when the Istanbul office is busier than ever as a hub of activity and new content. Starting out running our Youtube channels and working with our market and event team, Berkin’s range of talents and experiences, as well as his encyclopaedic knowledge of international pop culture, equipped him perfectly for a move in to sales in 2019 where he is proving to be a great ally for clients across Europe and Africa.

Oskar Malmquist

Head of Legal & Business Affairs

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.

Helena Rosberg

Legal Counsel
Helena’s training in Intellectual Property, Competition and Contract Law prepared her for a variety of different roles in the legal profession. A former member of the Swedish Bar Association, she joined Eccho Rights not only with a breadth of legal experience, but also a passion for the world of television – though her acting ambitions have been on ice since she appeared as an extra on a Swedish crime drama a few years ago.

Naturally, given her passion for the law, Helena’s favourite TV genres are true crime and crime dramas!

Anni Cederblad

Financial Director

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.

Mina Vahedi

Junior Financial Manager
Mina focused on economy and entrepeneurship in highschool and went on to study economics at University. Besides taking care of Eccho Rights ongoing financial tasks she likes to dive into gripping drama series and nail-biting documentaries.

David Seton

Head of Marketing

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 Marín

Distribution and Localisation Manager

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 Comprés

Consultant

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 Özçapkın

Editor

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 Hasirci

Digital Content Coordinator

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.

Sooji Kim

Spanish/Portuguese YouTube Content Manager
Sooji majored in Communication Design at Hongik University in South Korea, then mastered in the design and innovation labs, particularly in Communication Design, at IED Madrid. She started her career at Cheil Worldwide as an Account Executive intern, creating award winning work recognised by the Seoul City Council, before joining the Eccho Rights Youtube at the Madrid office. But she is mostly experienced as a foodie and she can regularly be found scavenging for the next cool place to dine in, before returning home to binge watch dramas!

Ipek Serinoglu

YouTube Content Editor
İpek studied journalism at Istanbul University. Her career started in sports media in 2015, before she started as a video editor for Acun Medya in the Dominican Republic. She moved to ATV where she got a grounding in the exciting new broadcasting opportunities presented by YouTube, before joining Eccho Rights in 2021. İpek likes to watch comedy series in her spare time, and is naturally a big fan of YouTube content!

Carl Brown

Delivery Assistant

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.