Keshet staffs up London office

Keshet International has hired international TV veteran Anke Stoll and hired Rose Hughes as senior sales manager.

Anke StollThe two new recruits will work the London office of KI, the distribution and international arm of Israeli broadcaster Keshet.

Stoll (pictured) has been consulting for the past year, having previously been vice president of scripted at DRG for eight years. Before that she was head of German speaking markets at BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the UK pubcaster.

rose hughesAt KI she will be director of acquisitions and copros, reporting to SVP, digital and acquisitions, Sebastian Burkhardt. Stoll will be buying formats and finished programming for the KI catalogue.

New senior sales manager Rose Hughes (right), meanwhile, joins directly from BBC Worldwide where she covered format sales to the Nordics and Benelux.

At KI she will be across format sales to shopping formats into the Benelux region, Scandinavia and Canada.

She will also sell finished programming in the US, UK and Ireland.

Recent KI deals include the sale of the Deal With It! format into Spain. Notable finished programme sales this year include shopping family autism drama The A Word into Australia and Canada among others.

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