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eOne staffs up with trio of hires

Producer and distributor Entertainment One has hired two sales execs and a marketing chief.

Incoming sales execs Sara Ortegon and Karel Lisman will cover TV sales to Iberia and the Benelux respectively.

Ortegon will be based in eOne’s Madrid office and work alongside Raquel Villa, while Lisman will be based in Hilversum, Netherlands, reporting to Jan Kouwenhoven and Wilco Wolfers.

The UK-listed company said that it plans to add sales execs in the UK and Hong Kong, with announcements soon.

It has also recruited Caroline Stott as executive VP, marketing. She starts at eOne on April 7 and will oversee international marketing, managing the London and Toronto marketing teams.

She was previously the marketing boss for Shine Group and has also worked at FremantleMedia and ITV Studios.

Stuart Baxter, president, eOne Television International said: “As we build out our London base and widen our team around the world, we are confident that we will be better positioned to broaden relationships with our creative, broadcast and digital partners, ensuring that we continue to be a leading home for world-class content for years to come.”