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TV-Loonland Appoints New Sales Manager

Press Release from TV-Loonland

Munich/London - 03 June 2009 - TV-Loonland has appointed Barbora Sopkova as Sales Manager for TV & Home Entertainment distribution. Based out of our London office, Barbora will take up her new post with immediate effect.

Barbora joins TV-Loonland from Classic Media Inc (formerly Entertainment Rights) where she previously held the position of Territory Manager for Central & Eastern Europe. Reporting to Loonland's Head of International Distribution, Justine Bannister, Barbora will be responsible for driving TV and Home Entertainment sales of Loonland's extensive portfolio within Central and Eastern Europe and Russia, Benelux, Greece, Turkey, North Africa, the Middle East and Asia (excl. Japan).

Additional responsibilities include working together with Loonland's Head of Licensing & Merchandising, Bernd Conrad, on the placement of licensing agents for the key brands in the aforementioned territories.

Justine Bannister, Head of International Distribution, commented: "We are absolutely delighted that Barbora is joining us at TV-Loonland. She has extraordinary talent and proven skills and will be a valuable addition to our sales force. We are confident in her ability to increase revenue considerably for all of our key and catalogue titles across all of these territories."

Barbora Sopkova added: "I am thrilled to be on board at TV-Loonland and look forward to be representing their diverse portfolio, with shows suitable for each business partner across all territories. From sweet pre-school animation to hilarious Manga shows, TV-Loonland's creativity and dynamism in producing new and innovative shows will ensure that the group continues to grow and develop as one of the leading players in the animation business."

Barbora will be attending DISCOP EAST in Budapest, Hungary from 16th until 19th June (please come visit her at stand B 28).