The former Eyeworks International Distribution senior VP of international sales will oversee sales and acquisitions activity for Shine International in North and South America. Daniel Rodriguez, Miami-based VP of Latin America sales, and the LA-based sales team will report to him directly.
Bookstaver (pictured), an ex-VP, sales of King World International Productions,will report to Shine Int’l CEO Nadine Nohr and join the company for MIPCOM.
“Ted has a deep understanding of the value of IP and a proven track record in maximizing its value across scripted and non-scripted genres, traditional and new platforms, all the while building growth in each of his previous roles,” said Nohr in a statement.
Jacobson remains with Shine International as senior VP sales for the region.
Shine International distributes programming from the Shine Group’s scripted and non-scripted programming library, along with independent productions, to more than 240 territories around the world.