Twentieth Century Fox TV Distribution Names New VP of Sales for Germany


LONDON: Simon Bathe has been appointed to the newly created position of VP of sales for Germany at Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, with responsibility for pay, basic and free TV, as well as SVOD, in German-speaking territories.

Bathe is based in the company’s newly opened Munich office. He will report to Kristen Finney, the executive VP for EMEA television distribution. Prior to joining Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, Bathe was the executive VP of digital distribution at STUDIOCANAL.

“We’re very pleased to be welcoming such a highly regarded executive as Simon to lead our new office in Munich as we continue to grow our division to meet the ever changing needs of this dynamic and important market,” said Mark Kaner, the president of Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution.

“I’m very excited to be joining Fox and opening the Munich office,” said Bathe. “The television landscape across Europe, and specifically the German language markets, is evolving in so many ways and I’m happy to further develop Fox content in the region. I look forward to working closely with Kristen and the great team at Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution to build upon the division’s success.”