Martine Druelle-Ireland has joined global distributor Entertainment One (eOne) as vice president of sales, Australia, New Zealand and India, international distribution.
Based in Sydney and reporting to Joyce Yeung, eOne’s executive VP, sales, Apac international distribution, she is responsible for overseeing sales of eOne’s film and television slate across pay TV/Svod and free TV.
The eOne slate includes eOne-produced films such as Stan & Ollie and Wild Rose and the TV series The Rookie, Designated Survivor, Cardinal, Private Eyes, The Walking Dead and Ransom.
She succeeds Ben Bishop, who moved to Narcos distributor Gaumont in December in the newly created role of VP, TV distribution, Apac.
Her appointment comes as eOne gets ready to close its Australian theatrical distribution and marketing operations, with Universal Pictures taking over in April.
“We’re very excited to have Martine join the team,” said Yeung. “Her record-breaking revenue performances and