Barry Chamberlain has been promoted to president of sales at CBS Studios Intl., the company announced Monday.
Chamberlain will continue to report to Armando Nuñez, president and CEO of the CBS Global Distribution Group, and work with him and the division’s 13 regional offices on distribution strategies in order to maximize revenue for CBS content in over 200 international territories.
“I’ve had the good fortune to work with Barry for the past two decades, including the last 15 years at CBS,” Nuñez said in a statement. “I’m incredibly proud of Barry’s accomplishments, excited to promote him to this expanded role and honored to have him as a partner as we continue to grow CBS’ international business.”
With this promotion, Chamberlain will lead CBS’ international content distribution business, including terrestrial, cable and satellite channels, subscription VOD, online and other digital platforms. The corporation’s content consists of CBS Television Studios and Television Distribution, “Showtime,” CBS News and its television library – the largest among all U.S. studios.
Chamberlain began serving as executive VP of sales at CBS Studios Intl. in September 2009 and has helped the corporation grow its international distribution business. He has also been involved in recent global sales campaigns including “Under the Dome,” “NCIS,” “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” “Hawaii Five-O” and “Dexter.”
After beginning his international television career in 1992 as a sales coordinator at Samuel Goldwyn Co., Chamberlain joined CBS Broadcast Intl. as VP of sales in 1999 and was promoted to senior VP in 2005, following the company’s merger with Paramount International Television.