DRG boosts Central and Eastern Europe, MENA sales | Major Businesses | Business
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As the key MIPCOM market appears on the horizon, NENT-owned content producer and originator DRG has appointed Jack Watson as sales manager for Central and Eastern Europe (including Baltic territories) as well as the Middle East and Africa.

DRG Jack Watson 12Aug2019Watson joins from Pilot Film and Television Productions, where he was sales manager across broadcast and inflight, finding international homes for the company’s travel and history content, including Empire Builders, Great Railway Journeys of Europe and the successful, long-running franchise, Globe Trekker. Prior to this he spent more than four years working in the A&E Networks London-based sales team, covering the EMEA region.

“From its original commissions and breadth of producer clients to new commercial activities and interesting projects with parent company NENT Group, DRG remains one of the more interesting and dynamic business operating in the sector today,” Watson (pictured) remarked. “I am delighted to be joining at such an exciting time and look forward to playing my part in how the company continues to evolve.”

Watson will report to DRG commercial director Adam Barth who added: “With his mix of big company experience and small company entrepreneurial spirit – not to mention love of TV - Jack’s background makes him a perfect addition to the DRG team. We are glad to have him onboard and look forward to introducing him to our broadcaster, platform and producer clients.”

As it was appointing Watson, DRG also welcomed Olivia Morgan as sales and acquisitions coordinator.