Family entertainment company Igel Media has appointed Victoria Valius as head of distribution. In her new role, Valius will head up the company's international television distribution division in London, overseeing all international sales. In addition, she will be actively looking to expand the company's catalogue and sourcing opportunities to co-produce quality programming in the company's key markets including Germany, France and the UK. Valius joined Igel Media in October 2000 as vice president of international sales responsible for sales to Canada, Australasia and various European territories. Prior to that, Valius was sales manager at Chum Television International in Canada.