Tiger Gate Entertainment appoints Wendy Reeds as EVP sales & distribution

MUMBAI: Lionsgate and Tiger Gate Entertainment have appointed Wendy Reeds as EVP – sales and distribution. Reeds will spearhead all Tiger Gate content sales activities and will also direct Lionsgate’s film and TV sales and distribution operations in Asia.

Reeds will oversee the sales and distribution activities for all Lionsgate and Tiger Gate content, including television and theatrical releases across Asia. She will evaluate new Asian film projects and manage the marketing and distribution of Tiger Gate’s new productions.

Tiger Gate CEO William Pfeiffer said, "We are delighted to have Wendy join the Tiger Gate team. Wendy has a distinguished career in international film distribution, and her network and experience in the industry globally make her the ideal appointment and a key executive as we expand Tiger Gate’s businesses throughout Asia and the rest of the world."

Reeds said, "It is an exciting opportunity to be part of the growth and success of Tiger Gate, working with its team in such an exciting market. By living and working in Asia, the world’s fastest growing entertainment market, I will be better able to build relationships and to create business opportunities in the region."

Reeds will report to Pfeiffer along with Lionsgate International President Helen Lee Kim and Lionsgate Television’s Peter Iacono on Lionsgate sales operations in Asia. Reporting to Reeds will be Tiger Gate’s content sales team and operations, including Sales Director Jenny Suen.

Tiger Gate, a partnership among Lionsgate, Saban Capital Group and Tiger Gate management, operates two pay television channels, KIX and Thrill. The company is the exclusive distributor for Lionsgate motion picture and television content across Asia.