TCB Media Rights has named former Passion Distribution executive Jimmy Humphrey to the newly created role of head of acquisitions and co-productions.
In this position, Humphrey is charged with building up TCB’s network of independent producer partners to broaden and strengthen the company’s content offer. He will join Claire Runham, acquisitions and co-productions executive, and report to Paul Heaney, founder and CEO of TCB Media Rights.
Heaney said: “At TCB, we don’t just sell shows—we help conceive, finance and develop them, working closely with our producer partners every step of the way. Jimmy is one of the few people who truly gets this ‘new world’ of distribution, and is capable of spreading the word in his own way. He’s a rising star, but he’s already achieved a huge amount, as his track record at Passion Distribution demonstrates. I’m confident he’ll fit right in with the TCB culture.”
Humphrey added: “It’s great to be joining Paul and the team at such an exciting period for the company. I relish the opportunity to bring on board production companies, both established and upcoming, to the growing roster of content suppliers at TCB.”