Vanda is responsible for the Viaplay streaming service in the US and Canada, where it will launch in early 2023, and for the fast-expanding Viaplay Select branded content concept, of which she is the principal architect, and which is already available in 18 markets since launching in April 2022. In addition, Vanda leads the company’s global content distribution team, with the strategic goals of maximising the value of Viaplay’s original content and enabling partners to leverage Viaplay’s commissioning and acquisition activities for their own offerings.
She was previously SVP and Group Head of Acquisitions, Content Distribution and Partnerships. Vanda joined the company in 2003 and has held roles including SVP Acquisitions, VP Pay TV, VoD and New Media, and Senior Lawyer.
She holds a degree in law from the University of Athens, an LLM in Entertainment Law from the University of Westminster and a degree in piano from the Hellenic Conservatory of Music and Arts, and has also studied theatre in Athens and London. Vanda has been a member of the Athens Bar Association since 2001 and a solicitor at the Supreme Court of England and Wales since 2003.