Hungarian lawyer Balazs Mak, Vice President of Legal Affairs at Paramount Global Content Distribution, has moved to Paramount Global’s Amsterdam offices.
Mak previously worked as Head of Legal CEE for Paramount’s TV business then moved on to Paramount Pictures’ content distribution group as VP of Legal Affairs, based in Budapest.
According to the company, "with the move to Amsterdam, Mak will continue to act as VP of Legal Affairs of Paramount’s Global Distribution Group, which handles the international distribution of features films, series, and other television content from the libraries of Paramount Global."
Mak first joined Paramount in 2017. Before that, he worked for Viacom International Media Networks CEE as its Head of Business & Legal CEE between 2011 and 2017. Earlier still, he was the General Counsel of Online Business Technologies between 2008 and 2011. Between 2006 and 2008, he was a Legal Counsel CEE with BT.
Before moving in-house, Mak was an Associate Lawyer with the Viszmeg Law Firm between 2005 and 2006.
Originally reported by CEE In-House Matters.