Fiona Gilroy

Flame hires Asian sales vet

Australia-based Flame Distribution has hired an Asian market specialist to oversee regional sales. Sebastian Wong has been appointed VP of content sales for Asia, based out of Flame’s Singapore office. He will report to Fiona Gilroy, who is content sales and acquisitions director at Flame. Wong’s background includes broadcasting operations and programming roles at Mediacorp’s […]

Ex-CableReady, CMJ exec joins Flame in rejig

Former CableReady exec Lou Occhione has joined Australia-based Flame Distribution as its VP, content sales for North America. Occhione is a well-known face in international TV circles, having been senior VP, operations at the now-defunct CableReady and, more recently, COO of Canadian vendor CMJ Distribution. His hire is part of an reorganisation at Flame created […]

Flame hires digital rights exec

Flame Media has recruited Chris Hampson as digital rights manager. Hampson joins the Australia-based factual producer and distributor next week and will be based in London. He will be seeking digital deals for new and catalogue titles from the Flame catalogue. Hampson joins from Pilot Films & TV where he oversaw North American sales. Prior […]