Distribution vet Nicky Wood has joined the Lionsgate U.K. team as senior VP and head of Europe, the Middle East and Africa television sales.
Wood will be responsible for Lionsgate U.K.’s EMEA television sales across both digital and linear platforms. She will be based in London.
Woods comes to Lionsgate after a 15-year tenure at Warner Bros. in the international television distribution division, where she most recently held the position of senior VP of sales for Russia, CEE and sub-Saharan Africa. Prior to Warner Bros., Wood held various positions at Sky, BBC and Channel 4, among others.
Lionsgate President of Worldwide Television and Digital Distribution Jim Packer said: “With Nicky’s impressive background and expertise in media sales and distribution, she will help expand the reach of our content across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. She has a strong understanding of the diverse needs of the many content platforms with whom we partner, and she adds great value to our deep and experienced team.”
Wood added: “I am thrilled to be joining the dynamic Lionsgate U.K. team. The opportunity to bring to market Lionsgate’s world-class content and to work with one of the leading sales teams in the business will be an extremely rewarding experience.”