Zodiak Rights Adds Janet Robinson for Stateside Branch

Robinson joins the studio after seven years at ITV

Janet Robinson has been tapped as vice prez of sales and acquisitions for Zodiak Rights, the international distribution and rights exploitation arm of Zodiak Media.

Robinson joins the primarily unscripted studio after spending seven years at ITV Global Entertainment where she served as sales manager. At Zodiak, Robinson will handle selling Zodiak Rights reality skeins to both the U.S. and Canada.

Robinson will be based in Zodiak’s Los Angeles office and report to Glen Hansen, senior veep of sales, acquisitions and co-productions, North America.

“Janet’s knowledge and experience managing sales revenues for strong entertainment and factual brands will be invaluable as we continue to expand our business activities in North America,” Hansen stated.

Zodiak Rights was previously stationed only in London and Paris, before Hansen launched the Stateside office last year. Since the branch’s inception, Hansen has secured content partnerships with indie shingles including T-Group Prods., Asylum Entertainment and Langley Prods.

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