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Acamar Films adds trio of senior hires

Jodie Morris, Kirsty Southgate and Alister Morgan further strengthen licensor.

Acamar Films has added to its senior management team.

First up, the Bing brand owner has welcomed Jodie Morris (pictured above left) as executive director, content. Jodie is charged with leading the global expansion of Bing across digital and social platforms.

She joins the company from Beano Studios where she held the role of director of digital content.

Meanwhile, Alister Morgan (pictured centre) joins as director of strategy following previous roles at BBC TV/BBC iPlayer, A+E Networks, AOL Europe, Huffington Post UK and Bebo.

He will take responsibility for Acamar’s overarching business strategy and consumer positioning as it looks to further scale its international reach across traditional linear and emerging digital channels.

Both Jodie and Alister will report to Mikael Shields, co-founder and ceo of Acamar Films.

Finally, Kirsty Southgate (pictured above right) joins Acamar’s commercial division as director of promotions and partnerships.

Previously at 20th Century Fox, Kirsty will report to chief commercial officer, Sandra Vauthier-Cellier, and will lead on global strategy delivering long-term revenue growth and marketing exposure for Bing. She will also lead Acamar’s location-based ‘experiential’ entertainment portfolio.

Mikael commented: “I’m immensely proud of our team and these new appointments will build on our existing successes. Alister, Jodie and Kirsty have an incredible combined track record and they bring an extensive range of professional experience to Acamar. It’s an exciting moment and I’m delighted to welcome them to our team.”

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