Lionsgate Promotes Pair for TV & Digital Distribution


Lionsgate has reconfigured its worldwide television distribution operations, promoting Kate Nexon for domestic TV and digital distribution and Chase Brisbin for international.

Nexon assumes the role of executive VP of domestic television and digital distribution. Brisbin has been elevated to executive VP of international television and digital distribution. Brisbin, formerly senior VP of global SVOD, will pivot her focus to expanding Lionsgate’s content business with the growing array of new international platforms. Nexon, who previously served as senior VP of North American TV and digital sales, will expand her role to focus on the domestic SVOD market.

Brisbin and Nexon are responsible for distributing and licensing Liongate’s 17,000-title film and television library, a slate of feature films, a lineup of first-run television series and a portfolio of Starz programming to hundreds of SVOD, AVOD and linear platforms globally.

“Kate is an invaluable member of our television distribution family with the perfect skills to catapult our domestic streaming business as more SVOD and AVOD players enter the media ecosystem and windowing continues to change,” said Jim Packer, Lionsgate’s president of worldwide television distribution. “She has the strategic vision to align our distribution business with a rapidly evolving environment, and Kate and Chase’s promotions allow us to bring specialized expertise to the content needs of our partners while positioning the company for continued growth.”

“Chase is a skilled strategist who has negotiated some of our most innovative worldwide content deals,” said Agapy Kapouranis, president of international television and digital distribution. “She is a consummate professional and a fantastic dealmaker and her business acumen has played a critical role in establishing Lionsgate as a partner of choice to international buyers.”