Mar 13, 2013
Cineflix Rights, one of the UK’s leading independent television content distributors, has appointed Christopher Gordon as its new Director of Sales, Latin America. Christopher joins the company from BBC Worldwide where he was Territory Manager for Iberia.
Reporting in to Chris Bonney, CEO of Rights, Cineflix Media Inc., Christopher will be responsible for programme and format sales in Latin America, as well as maintaining and building new client relationships. Based in the distributor’s Toronto office, Christopher takes over responsibility for Latin America from VP of Sales and Acquisitions Sabrina Ayala, who is moving to focus on sales to Iberia, Italy, and France.
Christopher has an impressive sales record working as Iberia Territory Manager at BBC Worldwide, where he oversaw significant growth and the distributor’s biggest deals to date in both Spain and Portugal. Prior to BBC Worldwide, he held roles at Sullivan Entertainment Europe and Granada International.
Chris Bonney, CEO of Rights, Cineflix Media said: “I’m really pleased to welcome Christopher to the Cineflix Rights Team. Latin America is a region where we’ve seen considerable growth in sales over the past few years under Sabrina’s leadership and we see a lot more potential for both our factual and scripted output. Christopher’s expertise and experience will help us build on our relationships with existing pan-Latin American clients and local broadcasters, as well as developing new relationships in the region as our slate evolves".
Christopher Gordon said: “I'm really excited to be joining Cineflix Rights and looking forward to working with such an exciting and commercial catalogue. Latin America is a territory which has huge potential in the next few years and with our expanding range of programming we can really exploit that growth".
About Cineflix Rights
Cineflix Rights, a division of Cineflix Media Inc., is a leading, independent UK television content distributor with a catalogue of more than 3200 hours of established, returning series and fresh content that is successfully building broadcasters’ schedules worldwide. The Company’s roster of factual and scripted in-house and third-party programmes from 50 producer partners covers a wide breadth of genres including crime and investigation, history, home and design, lifestyle, science, wildlife and natural history, as well as formats. Founded in 2002 and headquartered in London, Cineflix Rights has sales teams in the UK and North America.
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