Lofting, Mortimer, Roberts, Thorp remain with company
LONDONEntertainment One has announced the key U.K. team under managing director Alex Hamilton following its acquisition of Alliance Films in January. The team comprises senior staff from eOne U.K. and Alliance’s British arm, Momentum Pictures. Paul Lofting, Rebecca Mortimer, Theresa Roberts and Charlotte Thorp will continue in their previous eOne roles as heads of sales, marketing and TV sales & business development, respectively. Roberts previously headed publicity at Momentum and then Contender Films, which eOne acquired in 2007. Nick Smith, Momentum’s VP of TV and new media, will head up digital. Momentum’s senior VP of home entertainment, Ken McMahon, makes the transition as eOne’s head of home entertainment, replacing Jon Bourdillon, who is leaving to pursue other ventures. Robert Walak, Momentum’s senior VP of worldwide acquisitions and productions, is also leaving.