eOne Hires New VP of International Sales


LOS ANGELES: Entertainment One (eOne) has named Christian Fritzsche, previously with BBC Worldwide, as VP of international sales, with a focus on Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Fritzsche will manage the exploitation of eOne’s new and existing content to Germany, Austria and Switzerland. At BBC Worldwide, he had built up the company’s scripted business for Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

“We’re delighted to welcome Christian to the team,” commented Stuart Baxter, the president of eOne Television International. “Germany is a growing market and significant to our business. Christian’s widespread knowledge and strong relationships will be invaluable as we continue to build on our existing partnerships with the German broadcast community across licensing and co-productions.”

“eOne is a world-class producer and distributor of high-quality content, and I am thrilled to be joining the team at this exciting time in the company’s growth,” said Fritzsche. “I am also looking forward to not only working closely with eOne’s existing German, Austrian and Swiss partners, but establishing new relationships in the region.”