BKN International AG has opened a subsidiary in Barcelona named BKN Kids New Media SL, headed by md Laura Tapias, to handle its activities in Spain, Portugal, Italy, France and Latin America.
Tapias joined BKN New Media Ltd. UK in 2004 as vp, sales & marketing, for Spanish, Portuguese and Italian speaking territories. Tapias, with a decade of international sales and marketing experience in the entertainment industry, previously served with leading Spanish TV producers and distributors.
Allen Bohbot, BKN Group ceo, said, The Southern European and American markets are lucrative and important in the childrens space and we have now made this commitment to better service our customers in this region. Laura will do a great job for BKN."
The firm already has subsidiaries in the U.K. (BKN New Media Ltd.), USA (BKN New Media Inc.) and Singapore (BKN New Media Pte. Ltd.), as well as its parent company in Germany.
The Frankfurt and London listed BKN Intl (www.bknkids.com
) is a global animation company engaged in the distribution and marketing of animated childrens television programs and the marketing of related consumer products (licensing and merchandising) in all forms. Its library includes LEGEND OF THE DRAGON, TRIPLE THREAT FROM OUTER SPACE, SHANGHAI TIGER, UBOS, KONG THE ANIMATED SERIES, ROSWELL CONSPIRACIES, MONSTER RANCHER, POCKET DRAGON ADVENTURES and HIGHLANDER - THE ANIMATED SERIES. The company is currently listed on the Deutsche Bourse and AIM and it operates all over the world. BKN has successfully negotiated distribution deals in more than 80 countries and territories in the childrens programming market.