Exec named senior VP of distrib
Myriad Pictures has tapped Jeffrey Engelen to head up its new domestic and international television division.He is also tasked with expanding the company’s VOD and digital footprint. Engelen, whose title will be senior VP of distribution, will report directly to Myriad CEO Kirk D’Amico. Engelen was previously senior VP of worldwide sales at PorchLight Entertainment. He developed and managed PorchLight’s merchandising, video, wireless and promotional rights, as well as licensed the company’s programming in various broadcast and video formats. Before coming to the U.S., Engelen was international sales and licensing director for Telescreen Distribution and Licensing in the Netherlands.