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Jetpack Bolsters Team with New Sales Executive Appointment and Promotes Sophie Prigent to Global Sales Director

Jetpack Bolsters Team with New Sales Executive Appointment and Promotes Sophie Prigent to Global Sales Director

18 Jan 2021

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Today, global kids and family TV distribution business Jetpack Distribution announces the appointment of Toby Jones to the newly created role of Sales Executive covering Central Eastern Europe (CEE), Benelux and the Middle East and Africa (ME&A).

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Toby joins Jetpack from Avalon Entertainment, whose portfolio includes: Taskmaster, Spitting Image and Catastrophe. He also held a key sales role at Kew Media Distribution.

He will be leading the sales efforts across CEE, Benelux and ME&A, working directly with broadcasters, as well digital and VOD platforms in the region. He will report directly to Jetpack CEO Dominic Gardiner and will be based in London.

Previously sales across these territories were split across the Jetpack team.

The company has also promoted Sophie Prigent (Kido) to Global Sales Director. Sophie will now be responsible for sales of Jetpack titles across French speaking territories, LATAM, Asia, Canada, Israel and Portuguese speaking territories.

Dominic Gardiner says: “It’s a certain type of person we look for at Jetpack, who combines excellent sales experience and knowledge of the market with being a fun and personable hard worker. We love what we do and want our platform and production partners to enjoy working with us.

Toby fits the bill perfectly and I look forward to him building on our efforts in a really important growth market.”

Toby adds: “I am excited to join the Jetpack team. It’s been a turbulent time for all, yet Jetpack continues to soar with new shows and big successes in the market. This feels like a great time to come on board. Dominic has put together a talented and dynamic team which I’m very pleased to be part of.”

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