eOne restructures film and TV sales teams

Ahead of planned expansion, Entertainment One Television International (eOne) is restructuring its sales and distribution teams in the U.S., UK and Canada under a single leadership team.
October 8, 2014

Entertainment One Television International (eOne) is restructuring its sales teams in the U.S., UK and Canada under a single leadership.

The move is designed to support upcoming new hires in major markets over the next year and comes after Stuart Baxter joined as eOne television international president in May. The company also plans to expand resources in Spain, Benelux and France.

In the UK, head of television sales and business development Charlotte Thorp will oversee all UK sales to traditional broadcasters and new media outlets and report to eOne Films UK managing director Alex Hamilton for film, and to Baxter for TV.

Director of sales Joey Sabella will oversee all American sales efforts and report to senior VP of acquisitions for eOne Films U.S. Larry Greenberg for film, and to Baxter for TV.

In Canada, eOne Films VP of Canadian television and digital for that market Audrey Gardiner will head up Canadian sales, reporting to eOne Films Canada president Bryan Gliserman and Baxter.

“Our new approach will enable us to retain our strength in being dynamic, flexible and transparent while adding infrastructure and processes that will help us maximize efficiencies and opportunities for our production and broadcast clients,” said Baxter in a statement. “More and more, we are combining our strengths in film and TV to better coordinate and support all of our clients.”

Additionally, the company has hired Graham Spencer as sales director of eOne Television International, to cover Tess Charman’s maternity leave. He will manage sales in Central Europe, Africa, Middle East and Russia.

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