Kanal D International

Turkey’s Kanal D Int’l names former A+E, Medyavizyon exec as head

Turkish distributor Kanal D International (KDI) has promoted one of its existing execs to replace outgoing CEO Kerim Emrah Turna. Ekin Koyuncu will oversee all operations for the Ruthless City (Zalim İstanbul) distributor, which is owned by Kanal D, the Turkish broadcaster that is part of Demirören Media. Koyuncu has worked in distribution for more […]

Kanal D Int’l chief Kerim Emrah Turna steps down

Kerim Emrah Turna has stepped down as the executive director at Kanal D International after 15 years with the company. Turna, whose next move is not yet known, headed the global content distribution team for Turkish media outlet Kanal D and was also responsible for its international networks business. The company has been behind a raft […]

Kanal D expands sales team with Cantutan

Turkey’s Kanal D International has made another hire to its expanding sales team. Deniz Cantutan has joined as sales manager for the Central and Eastern Europe, the CIS region, the Baltics and German-speaking territories at broadcaster Kanal D’s international distribution arm. The former Telekom Austria executive will be based in Istanbul and report to Kerim […]

Kanal D forms copro unit with Endemol Shine exec

Turkish distributor Kanal D International has built a new division for global coproductions and content investments, with an ex-Endemol Shine Turkey exec attached to lead it. Kanal D claims to be the only player in the Turkish market with a dedicated coproduction division as it looks to bring in new business models to co-develop for […]

Kanal D targets Lat Am with Perez hire

Turkey’s Kanal D International has hired a sales executive, Mikaela Perez, who will lead a push into Latin America. Perez will be based in Istanbul, and will report to Kerim Emrah Turna, director of business development and sales for the Americas and Africa at Kanal D International. She will be charged with overseeing regional accounts, […]