Red Arrow Studios International (RASI) has hired Audio Network exec Tim Gerhartz as SVP of global sales.
Reporting into Bo Stehmeier, president of RASI, Gerhartz – who worked in sales and acquisitions at the German distributor from 2012 to 2015 – will be responsible for leading the company’s international sales team.
Based in the Munich office, he starts his role today (4 March).
Gerhartz was previously head of sales and business development for international music licensing agency Audio Network where he oversaw Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Prior to this, Gerhartz held the position of VP of sales and acquisitions at Red Arrow Studios International, where he was responsible for the UK, Nordic, Benelux and Italian markets. Before this, he was at ZDF Enterprises.
Bo Stehmeier, president of RASI, said: “We’re delighted to be welcoming Tim back to the Red Arrow Studios International team. His wealth of sales experience paired with his enthusiastic, tenacious approach and talent for building excellent relationships, makes him the ideal candidate as we continue to drive our business forward and identify new areas of growth for our expanding catalogue.”
Gerhartz added: “I am thrilled to be returning to Red Arrow Studios International at this very exciting time of growth. As the company continues to build on its position as a leading global studio and distributor, I look forward to working closely with Bo and the fantastic team to maximise sales opportunities across the company’s impressive slate of internationally successful scripted, factual and format content.”