SPTI ups Parker as SVP biz affair, acquisition

MUMBAI: Sony Pictures Television International (SPTI) has promoted Pamela Parker to senior vice president, business affairs and acquisitions of its international networks group. The announcement was made by Marie Jacobson, SPTI’s executive vice president of programming and production, international networks.


“Pamela’s significant contributions to the international networks group have fueled the expansion of our network portfolio and the overall breadth and depth of our programming. Pamela has proven her ability to steer multiple priority projects across the line at any given time, from big ticket acquisitions, to format adaptations, to talent and production deals. Pamela is widely respected both in the industry and by her team to be a no nonsense negotiator and passionate supporter of network initiatives,” said Jacobson.


Based at SPTI’s worldwide headquarters in Culver City, California, Parker heads acquisitions and business affairs for the international networks group. She is also actively involved in the local execution of several of SPTI Networks’ light entertainment franchises, including Six Degrees of X, Brazil’s Next Top Model and The Amazing Race Asia, and SPTI’s increasing investment in the multi-platform digital content space.


Additionally, she negotiates and drafts multi-territory acquisitions for SPTI’s approximately 50 television channels outside the United States, including AXN, Sony Entertainment Television (SET) and Animax.

Parker joined SPTI in 1999 as director, business affairs and acquisitions.