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ITVS GE names Bohland sales VP for North America

Distributor ITV Studios Global Entertainment has hired former NBC Universal sales exec Craig Bohland (pictured) as VP of sales for the United States and Canada.
January 30, 2013

Distributor ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) has named Craig Bohland (pictured) as VP of sales for the United States and Canada, starting in February.

Formerly the sales planning and product manager for NBC Universal (NBCU), he will be responsible for managing broadcaster relationships and developing new business in North America.

Prior to working for NBCU, he held sales roles at Comcast International Media Group, Comcast Studios for Canada and at cable networks E!, Style, G4, Golf Channel and Versus.

“With his wealth of experience I have no doubt he will continue to build on our existing relationships as well as strengthen our sales operations in the U.S. and Canada,” said Tobias de Graaff, ITVS GE director of global TV distribution, in a statement.

Bohland will be based in the company’s Los Angeles office.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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