Carson Burton Jordan Moblo has been hired at Universal Studio Group (USG) as head of creative acquisitions and IP management, the company announced today.
The executive was previously Netflix’s director of IP scouting.Moblo takes over for Scott Nemes, who recently exited Universal Studios Group for AGBO, though Moblo’s role is an expanded version of Nemes’ executive vice president of creative acquisitions and international development position.As executive vice president of USG’s IP focused division, Moblo and his team will be responsible for sourcing and acquiring content for USG’s four studios: Universal Television (UTV), UCP, Universal International Studios (UIS) and Universal Television Alternative Studio (UTAS).
He will report directly to Erin Underhill, president of UTV; Beatrice Springborn, president of UCP and UIS; and Toby Gorman, president of UTAS. “Jordan has impeccable taste in identifying and securing intellectual property that can be brought to series,” Pearlena Igbokwe, chairman of USG, said. “We’re beyond pleased to have his expertise in sourcing and acquiring projects across the entire USG portfolio while building a team to acquire compelling content that aligns with and broadens our notable roster.”Moblo will expand the USG IP team, overseeing global book and IP acquisitions that align with USG content strategy for scripted and unscripted series across broadcast television, cable, streaming and podcasting.Read more on variety.com