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Zodiak Rights names VP of entertainment

Zodiak Rights has hired Global Agency's head of acquisitions Andrew Sime (pictured) to be its VP of entertainment.
November 20, 2013

Zodiak Rights has hired Global Agency’s head of acquisitions Andrew Sime (pictured) to be its VP of entertainment.

Sime has served with Global Agency in Amsterdam for the past four years, prior to which he held posts at 2waytraffic and Endemol International.

In his new role, he will focus on working with Zodiak Media group production companies and third party producers to identify and develop formats with international sales potential, and will be responsible for managing the distribution strategy of these titles.

Sime reports to Barnaby Shingleton, Zodiak Rights’ head of entertainment, who said of the new hire: “He comes with a huge amount of experience and knowledge around entertainment formats and I know he’ll contribute very positively to our business moving forward.”

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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