Sony Pictures Television has announced the opening of an office in Canada and has named a senior vice president of distribution for Canada.
Kevin Byles was recently named to the post and will oversee the new office in Toronto. Keith Le Goy, president of international distribution for Sony Pictures Television, made the announcement.
Said Le Goy: “Canada is an exciting market for SPT and we have a vast catalogue of programming to fill the needs of content providers on all platforms. We also very much look forward to continuing to expand and deepen the relationships we have developed with broadcasters and producers in Canada to bring their content to the world. With Kevin’s rich experience and market expertise, we look forward to developing a more personal and multi-dimensional relationship with our clients and to expanding our business across this important territory.”
In its announcement, the company said: “The new office reaffirms SPT’s commitment to the Canadian marketplace and provides an opportunity to bring its knowledge and experience directly to clients in the country. Byles will now oversee distribution of all SPT programming to free, basic and pay TV services and digital platforms across Canada.”