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A+E Networks adds three to int’l content sales team

A+E Networks has bolstered its UK-based international content sales team by three, with Robyn Hurd and Michael Oesterlin being appointed as senior directors of content sales for EMEA.
December 18, 2014

A+E Networks has expanded its London-based international content sales team by three.

Robyn Hurd and Michael Oesterlin have each been appointed senior director of content sales for EMEA, while Lorenzo Bertolotti joins as manager of content sales for EMEA.

Hurd’s content distribution territories include the UK, Ireland, Benelux, Ukraine, Belarus and Russia. A former Drive Television exec, he has previously worked for Target Entertainment, Endemol Distribution and Celador International.

Oesterlin, who was hired back in September for his current position, oversees sales for German-speaking Europe, the Nordics, Turkey, the Middle East, Israel, Greece, Portugal, Africa, French-speaking Belgium and Switzerland.

Oesterlin has served as a consultant to the A+E Networks international content distribution team and previously held senior sales positions with GmBh, Tele München Gruppe, RHI Entertainment, Alchemy Television Group and Warner Bros. International Television.

Both Hurd and Oesterlin will report to Denis Cantin, VP and head of content sales for EMEA.

Manager Bertolotti is responsible for content distribution in Africa, the Middle East, Turkey, Israel, Greece, Portugal, French-speaking Belgium and Switzerland. Bertolotti, who previously worked for Passion Distribution and eOne Television International, managing sales in Africa and the Middle East, will report to Oesterlin.

About The Author
Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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