Indie television distributor Beyond Distribution has tapped Justina Hemperek as its new head of acquisitions.
Starting in March, Hemperek will shepherd the company’s acquisitions and pre-sales activity. She will report to general manager Michael Murphy.
Hemperek joins the UK distributor from Entertainment One, where she was director, acquisitions – UK, Europe and Australia, international distribution.
Prior to eOne, Hemperek held a similar position at ITV Studios Global Entertainment. She has also spent time at All3Media International and RDF Rights in the UK.
Back in her native Australia, Hemperek worked for Nickelodeon Australia and Fox World Australia, a subsidiary of Fox International.
Current acting head of acquisitions, Sarah McCormack has accepted a new role as SVP, acquisitions for UK, Europe and kids.