eOne names new executive VP of acquisitions

Entertainment One (eOne) has appointed a new executive VP of acquisitions in the form of Noel Hedges.

The former ITV Studios and Shine International executive will join the company in September where he will manage all sales, co-production ventures, strategic partnerships and acquisitions.

Prior to his role at eOne, Hedges held positions at Cineflix Rights, BBC Television and most recently worked as executive VP of content at DRG Ltd.

John Morayniss, CEO of eOne Television, said: "We’re excited to welcome Noel to eOne and leverage his wide-ranging expertise as we continue to build our studio profile in the UK, Europe and around the world," reports The Hollywood Reporter.

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