10 February 2022
HELIUM APPOINTS THERESE HEGARTY AS CEO
With a highly respected career in production and distribution Therese Hegarty has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of HELIUM.
Most recently Chief Executive of Seven Studios Group - helming the group's entities and activities across Sydney, Melbourne, London, Auckland and Los Angeles, and previously VP Production & Business for Beyond International, Therese has extensive experience in program development, production and distribution across both production company and broadcast platforms.
Having successfully developed and executed content in various genres for both the Australian and global marketplace, Therese is focussed on creating Australian content for local and international audiences and finding partnership opportunities with creative people and companies.
In making the announcement HELIUM Founder, Chief Creative Officer & Chair Mark Fennessy said: “Therese is a highly talented and respected executive. In balancing creative excellence with astute business acumen, she has achieved extraordinary things.”
“She is perfectly suited to lead our vibrant young team and I’m delighted she has agreed to join us,” he continued.
Therese Hegarty said: “Mark is a hugely talented and successful executive, creative and a truly lateral thinker, and I am thrilled to be joining him and the wonderful HELIUM team. The company already has great momentum, and I am excited to build on that energy and field of opportunity to help shape HELIUM's future growth in the Australian and global content market.”