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NGVI appoints VP of international development

The newly-created National Geographic Ventures International has named Darren Poynton as its vice president of international development.
June 17, 2010

The newly-created National Geographic Ventures International (NGVI) has named Darren Poynton as its vice president of international development. In his new role, Poynton, most recently finance director for National Geographic Channels International, will be tasked with identifying and creating greater cross-platform opportunities for assorted National Geographic businesses under the NGVI umbrella, including games, mobile and digital media. He will also work closely with the US-based business heads to further develop their activities and initiatives in the international marketplace. Poynton will also head up finance for National Geographic Television International (NGTI) from his London base, and will report directly to NGTI/NGVI president Maurice van Sabben.

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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