DCD Rights Appoints Head of Sales and new Senior Sales Executive

2 September 2011

International distributor DCD Rights are very pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Jackson as a new Senior Sales Executive and the promotion of Rick Barker to Head of Sales.

Michael Jackson joins from MoMedia where he was handling sales and acquisitions for Europe, and has previously worked with leading distributors such as most recently Zodiak Rights, DRG and Zeal Entertainment. Michael has widespread experience selling DCD Rights’ type of content in most territories around the world and will be covering sales to Benelux, Latin America, Japan and the Far East as well as Eastern Europe.

Rick Barker has been with DCD Rights since 2006, and his extensive programming expertise in selling drama, factual and entertainment content over the last 12 years, makes the promotion to Head of Sales a natural progression and a tribute to his standing in the industry. Whilst taking on overall responsibility for the sales team, Rick will also take over sales to Australia and New Zealand, and retain the key European and Nordic territories.

Completing the team Angela Harvey, who started her career in TV distribution at DCD Rights in 2008 will take on responsibility for digital sales as well as non theatric and airlines.

Nicky Davies Williams, CEO, DCD Rights, said “We are pleased to be able to announce a new Sales Executive appointment with Michael Jackson, but also to be able to promote from within our pool of talent, and we look forward to hit MIPCOM with an energized and dynamic team”.

DCD Rights attends MIPCOM 3-7 October – stand RSV.30