Small World has appointed Tara Gaule to the position of Vice President, Format Sales and Development, Europe, alongside the promotion of Sales Executive Henny Adolfsdottir.
Joining Small World from Zodiak Rights, Tara’s role will encompass selling Small World’s roster of international hit formats into key European territories, alongside developing the company’s relationships in new territories. Tara will be based in Small World’s London office, reporting to Tim Crescenti, President.
In further news, Small World’s London-based Sales Executive Henny Adolfsdottir has been promoted to manage sales for the Nordics, Baltics, Turkey, Greece and Poland.
Tim Crescenti, President at Small World, commented, “We are so thrilled to welcome Tara to our Small World team, and announce Henny’s well-deserved promotion. Tara brings fantastic knowledge and enthusiasm to the role, as well as a wealth of contacts in key European territories. We have grown our European business tremendously in the last few years and as we know Europe is a crucial market. To keep the momentum growing, we have a terrific slate of new properties, including Jiangsu’s Super Combat Teams, alongside proven successes such as Got What It Takes?, fresh from its ratings winning air on the UK’s CBBC, and Better Late Than Never soon to debut on NBC, so the opportunities to bring these great formats to new audiences are huge.”
Tara Gaule added, “Tim and the Small World team have established a fantastic reputation on the global stage for discovering and developing innovative, exciting and unique formats. This is a key time in the company’s growth with so many formats garnering success around the world and new partnerships ensuring a strong pipeline of new shows – I’m looking forward to playing an integral role in building their success in Europe and beyond.”
Tara brings more than 15 years of experience in selling international content to European territories. In her previous role at Zodiak Rights as Vice President of Sales, Tara was responsible for sales of factual, formats and drama programming across a range of key territories including Germany, Middle East and French speaking Canada. Prior to this, Tara was Senior Sales Executive at Digital Rights Group, managing sales of factual, formats, drama and film content in Italy, Spain, New Zealand, Australia and Japan.