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Jetpack Expands International Team Appointing Sophie Prigent as Sales Director

Jetpack Expands International Team Appointing Sophie Prigent as Sales Director

11 Feb 2019

Today independent global kids and family content distributor, Jetpack Distribution, announces the appointment of Sophie (Kido) Prigent to the newly created role of Sales Director with immediate effect.

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Sophie will be responsible for finding homes for the company’s burgeoning catalogue of hit shows including Dennis & Gnasher Unleashed, Kitty is Not a Cat, Talking Tom & Friends, The Cul de Sac, Oswaldo and Daisy & Ollie across all French speaking territories, Central Eastern Europe, Greece, Middle East, Africa, Latin America and USH.

She will be based in Paris and report directly to Jetpack CEO Dominic Gardiner.

Sophie joins Jetpack from DHX Media, where she was Territory Manager. She has worked remotely in countries including Dubai, Istanbul, Prague, Warsaw, Budapest, Johannesburg and Tel Aviv.

She began her career in kids television in 2010 with Cookie Jar, where she remained until it was acquired by DHX Media. Prior to that she worked in the music industry for VMA.

Jetpack’s CEO, Dominic Gardiner, says: “We’re delighted to welcome Sophie (Kido) to the Jetpack team. Our business is expanding, and we always look to ensure a great service for our buyers and producers. Kido has tremendous experience and in-depth knowledge of many of the countries where she will be finding homes for our shows.”

Sophie Prigent adds: “I have been admiring Jetpack’s fantastic catalogue and exponential growth in recent times. It’s a dynamic business and I am looking forward to being part of its next phase.”

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