Toronto, ON (June 20, 2017) – Blue Ant International, a division of Blue Ant Media and leaders in global content distribution, announced today the appointment of Alex Maldini to the position of Vice-President, International Sales & Acquisitions. In this role, Maldini will oversee Blue Ant International’s sales across the UK, Scandinavia, Benelux and Italy. He is also tasked with growing the division’s extensive library with more premium third-party content, across multiple genres. Maldini will operate out of Blue Ant International’s London (UK) office, as part of the team led by Solange Attwood, SVP, Blue Ant International.
“Alex has a proven track record of success in global content distribution across multiple platforms and building third party content acquisition pipelines,” said Solange Attwood, SVP, Blue Ant International. “Blue Ant International has significant plans to invest in third party programming and we are confident that Alex’s expertise will see our catalog expand with more premium content.”
Maldini arrives at Blue Ant International from WME-IMG/IMG Media, where he served as Vice-President, Entertainment, Sales & Acquisitions for six years, growing the company’s catalog across all genres in the UK, Scandinavia, Benelux and Global Pan Regional networks. He also lead the annual sales and acquisitions strategy for WME-IMG’s Entertainment division. Previous leadership roles also include Vice President Sales & Acquisitions/Head of Factual & Formats for DCD Media and Director of Sales and Marketing for September International.
Blue Ant International, a Blue Ant Media division, is a leading content distribution company with the largest slate of native 4K nature and wildlife content globally. Its diverse catalog of over 2,300+ hours includes award-winning factual, factual entertainment, lifestyle, reality, documentary series, high impact docs and blockbuster formats. With offices in the UK and Toronto, the company’s library includes I’ve Got Something To Tell You (from UKTV and ZigZag Productions; 6×60’HD), Haunted Case Files (Our House Media; 13×60’HD) and How The World Ends (CMJ Productions; 6×60’HD). Blue Ant International’s offices are located in Toronto (Canada) and London (UK). blueantinternational.com @blueantmedia