Tess Charman Appointed Director of Sales Continental Europe at Eccho Rights
The former Warner Bros Sale executive will be commencing her new post at Eccho Rights on September 1st. By: Theng Min Yee
Eccho Rights, a prominent player in the global content distribution landscape, welcomes Tess Charman as the Director of Sales for Continental Europe. Charman's new role is slated to commence on September 1st, with her operating from Eccho's London headquarters. Prior to this appointment, Charman served as VP of EMEA at Avalon Distribution, boasting an extensive career encompassing stints at Entertainment One, MGM, and Warner Bros International Production.
As Director of Sales, Tess Charman will take the reins for continental Europe and Pan-Regional sales, with the exception of Iberia. Her role will center on Eccho's diverse portfolio of English and Nordic language productions. With the company's proactive approach to devising new investment models, Charman's influence will extend to cultivating partnerships with platforms and broadcasters, further propelling high-end projects into the market. Eccho Rights is also placing an enhanced focus on co-productions, an approach that involves acquiring projects at their developmental stages and collaborating with multiple broadcasters.
Fredrik af Malmborg, CEO of Eccho Rights, expressed his satisfaction with Charman's inclusion in the team, emphasizing her exceptional qualifications and hands-on experience in elevating sales of scripted content across significant European territories. Her expertise aligns seamlessly with Eccho Rights' growth trajectory, characterized by expanding their catalog of English and Nordic language titles. Notably, Eccho Rights is collaboratively bolstering its array of English language titles with parent company Night Train Media, showcasing a robust pipeline of forthcoming projects set to debut in the upcoming year.
Tess Charman expressed her enthusiasm for joining Eccho Rights, particularly during a phase of pronounced expansion for the company. She eagerly anticipates collaborating closely with both the UK and International teams, championing the diverse slate of dramatic projects across Europe.
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