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Shine International grows acquisitions team

The sales and distribution arm of Shine Group has made several appointments within its acquisitions division, naming former BBC Worldwide executive Georgia Brown for the role of director of acquisitions.
August 31, 2012

The sales and distribution arm of Shine Group has made several appointments within its acquisitions division, naming former BBC Worldwide (BBCWW) executive Georgia Brown for the role of director of acquisitions.

Brown joins Shine International in mid-September, and will be charged with leading the company’s acquisitions of third-party material for territories outside of North America. Reporting to CEO Camilla Hammer, Brown previously spent six years of working at BBCWW as commercial manager for drama.

Elsewhere, Jimmy Humphrey joins as an acquisition executive, from FremantleMedia, while Rebecca Dundon is promoted to acquisitions co-ordinator.

“Georgia brings an impressive track-record for working with a wide range of high-profile producers across scripted and factual, we’re all looking forward to her joining our growing team,” said Hammer.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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