Kids distributor Jetpack Distribution has hired DHX Media’s Sophie “Kido” Prigent to serve in the newly created role of Sales Director. She will be based in Paris and reports directly to Jetpack Distribution CEO Dominic Gardiner.
Sophie, who takes up post immediately, will be responsible for securing sales for the company’s slate of programming across all French speaking territories, Central Eastern Europe, Greece, Middle East, Africa, Latin America and USH.
Prigent most recently served as Territory Manager at DHX and previously held roles at Cookie Jar and VMA. “I have been admiring Jetpack’s fantastic catalogue and exponential growth in recent times”, said Sophie Prigent. It’s a dynamic business and I am looking forward to being part of its next phase.”
“We’re delighted to welcome Sophie to the Jetpack team. Our business is expanding, and we always look to ensure a great service for our buyers and producers”, said Jetpack CEO Dominic Gardiner. “Kido has tremendous experience and in-depth knowledge of many of the countries where she will be finding homes for our shows.”