Fuse Media Boosts Executive Team with New Appointments

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Fuse Media, a prominent entertainment company, has announced the appointment of Patrick Courtney as Chief Business Officer and Marc Leonard as Chief Content Officer, effective immediately. Both executives will report to the company chairman and CEO Miguel Roggero, reflecting the company’s commitment to strategic growth and content development.

Patrick Courtney, who previously led streaming & business development at Fuse Media, will spearhead long-term strategic efforts to capitalise on emerging opportunities in the entertainment space. He played a pivotal role in the company’s entry into the FAST (Free Ad-supported Streaming TV) space and secured partnerships with Lionsgate, Tastemade, and TMB, forming the Fuse Media Culture Collective. Courtney also launched the subscription streaming service Fuse+, expanding the company’s reach to young, culturally diverse viewers.

Marc Leonard, with over two decades of experience at Viacom Media Networks, joins Fuse Media as Chief Content Officer. During his tenure, Leonard helped establish Fuse Media as a leading creator and distributor of award-winning multicultural content. He was instrumental in launching Ignition Studios, dedicated to developing inclusive content and fostering partnerships with outside brands and platforms.

These appointments signify Fuse Media’s commitment to catering to multicultural audiences and capitalising on emerging opportunities in the entertainment landscape. With Courtney and Leonard at the helm, the company aims to further solidify its position as a go-to destination for diverse and inclusive content.