TheSoul’s Executive Producer Anastasiia Vinogradova Promoted to Chief Creative Officer
TheSoul Publishing, the award-winning digital studio that entertains and engages through original and fun content for a global audience, announces that effective, COO Arthur Mamedov will transition to the role of CEO. At the same time, Anastasiia Vinogradova will become Chief Creative Officer (CCO). Together, they will further the growth of the company and its universe of well-known brands including 5-Minute Crafts®, Bright Side, 123 GO!, Avocado Couple, La La Life, Teen-Z, Baby Zoo, Slick Slime Sam and Polar. Founders and former Co-CEOs, Pavel Radaev and Marat Mukhametov, will step away from day-to-day operations to assume non-executive advisory positions.
Since joining TheSoul Publishing, Arthur Mamedov has played a crucial role in fostering strong, trusted relationships with the world’s largest social media companies, cementing a growing list of global distribution partners including TikTok, Snap, Facebook and YouTube. Further, he has been instrumental in the guidance of the company’s key functions and crafting the strategy of TheSoul.
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“TheSoul Publishing has reached heights no one could have imagined, and I am excited to take this powerhouse studio into the future, leaning into innovation and creativity to entertain our global audience,” said Arthur Mamedov, incoming CEO. “Between new business and creative partnerships, enhanced distribution opportunities, and a groundbreaking global production approach, TheSoul is elevating fast as a next-generation entertainment content leader.”
The new organizational structure and business framework follows more than a year of planning. These foundational changes are in support of the company’s vision to further the continued momentum of the studio. TheSoul Publishing has been highly successful and recognized for its forward thinking business approaches; to maintain this reputation, it is necessary to evolve and transition to a new generation of leaders. In the coming year, TheSoul Publishing will be creating more functional efficiencies with the goal of additional strengthening of operational business flow.
Previously, Anastasiia Vinogradova, incoming CCO, led the teams behind some of TheSoul’s most popular and fast-growing channels including La La Life and the fast-rising digital pop artist, Polar. Vinogradova shared, “Creativity is truly at the heart of this studio. I’m excited to maximize the unlimited potential of TheSoul and expand our portfolio of playful and highly-engaging content. To keep online audiences entertained we are going to experiment, innovate, and most importantly continue to have a lot of fun along the way.”
Based at TheSoul Publishing’s headquarters in Cyprus, Mamedov will oversee the company’s international team, spanning more than 70 countries and six continents. As CCO, Vinogradova will oversee creative production and manage creative teams at TheSoul Publishing’s state-of-the-art studio locations in Limassol, Cyprus; Riga, Latvia and Budapest as well as a global remote production team.
“We are incredibly proud of the digital studio we have built and firmly believe TheSoul Publishing is in highly skilled hands,” said Pavel Radaev and Marat Mukhametov, Founders and former Co-CEOs. “Arthur and Anastasiia will certainly drive an unprecedented level of success in the years to come, using their leadership, creativity and business acumen to take TheSoul Publishing to the next level.”
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