UHD TV broadcaster and producer Insight TV has named Robert Gold as VP of distribution for the Americas, while Jonathan Shrank has been promoted to VP, distribution, EMEA, effective immediately.
Gold, a former Discovery executive, was previously SVP of distribution at Poker Central, a 24/7 linear channel startup where he managed distribution strategy, sales, marketing, and negotiating and securing the service with MVPDs, SVOD, and OTT providers.
Prior to joining Insight, Shrank was senior distribution and business development manager at the BBC, where he negotiated and closed distribution deals with major partners across TV platforms and led the distribution strategy and engagement for Red Button coverage of major sporting and music events. Before that he led content acquisition for
Globecast in New York, licensing linear and VOD content for OTT and Satellite platforms.
“Robert, and Jonathan have impressive backgrounds in the TV distribution lifecycle and their sales and marketing experience are exactly what we’re looking for. We know their ability to nurture business relationships and provide strong and effective leadership will help lay the groundwork for us to not only meet but exceed our goals next year and well into the future,” said Rian Bester, CEO, Insight TV.