CEO Distribution House - Middle East based

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Our client, a newly established film distribution company based in the Middle East, requires and experienced and dynamic CEO.

This position reports to Group CEO and the role is to develop a long-term strategy for the Distribution Company and to acquire and develop a high performance team, leading them to sustainable and profitable growth.

The ideal candidate should have worked as Distribution and/or Acquisition Executive in a large distribution house. They should have experience of acquiring films, TV series ,web series etc and should have an excellent and extensive network to call upon across OTT platforms and TV channels in The Middle East.

The candidate is required to have considerable experience from working at appropriate levels in distribution houses, media production, commercial films, TV series or web series related companies.


  • Develop long terms strategy of the distribution house.
  • Provide sustainable growth ideas for the distribution house.
  • Acquire, retain, and develop talent for the distribution house.
  • Manage P&L of distribution house successfully.
  • Find the suitable content (films, TV shoes, web series etc.) domestically as well as internationally which will suit the targeted customer segment.
  • Acquire copyrights of domestic as well as international content (films, TV shows and OTT/ web series)
  • Liaise with production houses/exhibitors to distribute the content.
  • Liaise with OTT platform and other channels to release the content.
  • Attend international film festivals to acquire content.
  • Develop marketing strategies for the content acquired.
  • Execute the sales & marketing plan for the content acquired.
  • Manage acquisition executives and sales executives, and monitor their performance.
  • Manage the PR for the content released via distribution house.

Key Measurables

  • Successful long term strategy of the distribution house
  • On-going sustainable growth of distribution house
  • Successful acquisition of copyrights for the content.
  • Innovative and successful Marketing Plan implemented for the content used

This role requires working from a base in the Middle East.  

Full details of package on application

Adrian Thomas
07591 387332
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