ENTERTAINMENT ONE TAPS MARTINE DRUELLE–IRELAND AS VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES, AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND AND INDIA
London – February 26, 2019 – Global independent studio Entertainment One (eOne) has appointed Martine Druelle-Ireland as Vice President of Sales, Australia, New Zealand and India, International Distribution.
Based in Sydney and reporting to Joyce Yeung, eOne’s EVP, Sales - APAC, International Distribution, Druelle-Ireland will be responsible for overseeing sales of eOne’s film and television slate across Pay TV/SVOD and Free TV windows in her growing market.
"We’re very excited to have Martine join the team,” commented Yeung. “Her record-breaking revenue performances and extensive global experience in content distribution across different regions along with great relationships in the industry will no doubt drive further growth to our business in Australia, New Zealand and India.”
“I could not be more delighted and excited to join Entertainment One,” said Druelle-Ireland. “It is a great time for the company as it continues to expand and invest in both movies and TV series and I look forward to contributing to its future success.”
Before joining eOne, Druelle-Ireland worked at NBCUniversal Television Distribution for 16 years in various roles overseeing multiple territories. Since 2009, she held the position of Vice President, Australia & New Zealand supervising major output deals and managed an extensive library consisting of 9,000 movies and 40,000 television episodes. Previously, she worked out of the Company’s London office as Vice President for Central & Eastern Europe, Greece, Cyprus, Turkey and Israel and prior to that she was based in the Paris office as Sales Director for Central and Eastern Europe.
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About Entertainment One
Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE:ETO) is a global independent studio that specialises in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. The Company’s diversified expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales; family programming, merchandising and licensing; digital content; and live entertainment. Through its global reach and expansive scale, powered by deep local market knowledge, the Company delivers the best content to the world.
Entertainment One’s robust network includes international feature film distribution company Sierra/Affinity; Amblin Partners with DreamWorks Studios, Participant Media, and Reliance Entertainment; Makeready with Brad Weston; unscripted television production companies Whizz Kid Entertainment and Renegade 83; live entertainment leaders Round Room Entertainment; world-class music labels Dualtone Music Group and Last Gang; and award-winning emerging content and technology studio Secret Location.