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Hansen exits Zodiak Rights, joins A+E Networks

A+E Networks has hired Zodiak Rights exec Glen Hansen (pictured) to be its VP of content sales for Asia-Pacific.
August 11, 2014

A+E Networks has hired Zodiak Rights exec Glen Hansen (pictured) to be its VP of content sales for Asia-Pacific.

Hansen was most recently Zodiak Rights’ senior VP of sales and acquisitions for North America, overseeing coproductions, program and format sales, and program acquisitions.

At A+E, he will report to international content sales and partnerships MD Joel Denton – whose hiring was announced last week – and to Asia-Pacific MD Alan Hodges.

In a statement, Hodges said: “Glen’s extensive sales expertise and knowledge of the Asia-Pacific television market is crucial to leading the Asia team, and expanding A+E Networks’ syndication business throughout the region.”

Hansen will be based in Los Angeles and will oversee content sales for Asia, Australia and New Zealand, managing A+E Networks’ Asia-based sales team.

About The Author
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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