As President, International Distribution, Baxter oversees eOne’s global sales team, directing the company’s combined Television and Film international sales efforts across PayTV, FreeTV, SVOD, and AVOD windows. Since joining eOne in 2014, he has led the expansion of the company’s international sales business around the world, with eOne now ranking as the second-largest television distributor in the UK.
eOne is a leading international entertainment studio that specializes in the acquisition, production and distribution of film and television content. In addition to handling the international distribution for eOne-produced content, Baxter’s division handles third-party content sales from relationships with first-look production partners, across all genres. Under his leadership, the team has propelled a number of high profile projects to international success, including: The Rookie (ABC) starring Nathan Fillion; Deputy (FOX) directed by David Ayer and starring Stephen Dorff; Designated Survivor (Netflix), starring Kiefer Sutherland; AMC Networks’ record-breaking The Walking Dead; and Private Eyes (Global/ION), starring Jason Priestley, currently airing in over 150+ territories.
With over 20 years’ experience as an international media and television executive, Baxter’s background spans content sales operations, new and digital media initiatives, broadcast, production, and corporate development and M&A. Prior to joining eOne in 2014, he spent nine years at Sony Pictures and previously headed the business development team at Warner Bros. International TV EMEA.