Please wait...
Please wait...
Club C21

A+E hires EMEA sales trio

International channels operator A+E Networks has hired a trio of senior sales execs to bolster its London-based international content distribution team.

Robyn Hurd comes in as senior director of content sales for EMEA, and will be responsible for content distribution in the UK, Ireland, Benelux, Ukraine, Belarus and Russia. She will report to Denis Cantin, VP head of content sales for EMEA.

Hurd joins from coproduction and deficit financing specialists Drive, and has held senior sales positions at Target Entertainment, Endemol Distribution and Celador International.

Meanwhile, Michael Oesterlin also takes on a senior director of content sales position for EMEA. He will oversee sales activity in German-speaking Europe, Nordics, Turkey, the Middle East, Israel, Greece, Portugal, Africa, French-speaking Belgium and Switzerland, reporting to Cantin.

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

Reporting to him is Lorenzo Bertolotti, who has been appointed manager of content sales for EMEA.

Bertolotti takes responsibility for content distribution in Africa, the Middle East, Turkey, Israel, Greece, Portugal, French-speaking Belgium and Switzerland. Before joining A+E Networks, he worked for Passion Distribution and eOne Television International, managing sales in Africa and the Middle East.

Please wait...
Send us your news by
clicking here is…

All about content in the 21st Century, from TV to web, mobile, tablet and beyond. C21Media is considered Home to The International Entertainment Community.

Free news alerts

From the daily C21Media newsfeed to weekly genre focused e-publications. Register to receive the latest news and analysis to your desktop or mobile device.

Subscribe to C21

Paid subscriptions give access to exclusive news, unique resources and specialist content areas. Click here to read more and subscribe online.

Sharing access

Our terms and conditions strictly prohibit the sharing of subscriptions and abuse can lead to prosecution. Click here for more information on our multi-user packages.

C21 everywhere

C21Mobile is a tablet / smartphone app available for iPad and iPhone with an Android version set to follow. You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

Contact C21

C21 Media Limited
2nd Floor, 148 Curtain Road
London EC2A 3AT
+44 (0) 20 7729 7460
[email protected]