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MIPTV 2014: Beyond replaces Connell with Indigo exec

Beyond Distribution has appointed Sam Partner as its VP, sales to replace Karen Connell.

Sam Partner1Partner joins from Indigo Film & Television where he was head of sales, and will noe handle global sales of all finished programming. He replaces Connell, who joined Paul Heaney’s TCB Media earlier this year.

Partner previously worked in archive sales for FremantleMedia, as new business development manager for Filmbank Distributors and as media account manager at Pokémon International.

Munia Kanna-Konsek, Head of Sales at Beyond Distribution, said: “Sam brings a wealth of experience in sales negotiation having worked in the feature film, factual and kids sectors across territories all over the world and we are confident he will continue to add to the success of Beyond Distribution.”