Sep 27 2012

REKHA SHAH NAMED DIRECTOR, SALES, CANADA, CBS STUDIOS INTERNATIONAL


REKHA SHAH NAMED DIRECTOR, SALES, CANADA, CBS STUDIOS INTERNATIONAL

09/27/2012

Los Angeles, CA – September 27, 2012 — Rekha Shah has been named Director of Sales for the Canadian office of CBS Studios International, it was announced today by Doug Smith, who is the Vice President and General Sales Manager, Canada, CBS Studios International.

Based in Toronto, Shah will focus on sales to Specialty Services (cable channels) in English and French Canada, drawing from the vast CBS library of programing, which ranges from classics like I LOVE LUCY, HAPPY DAYS and BANANZA to the modern hits like CHEERS, FRASIER, EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND, DEXTER and CSI: MIAMI.  Shah will also manage CBS Studios International’s growing video-on-demand and subscription-on-demand businesses.

“Rekha is a welcome addition to our team.  With over 15 years in the business, Rekha is well known within our community as a quality sales person,” said Smith.  “Her experience in production and sales has resulted in strong relationships within the Canadian media community.”

Shah joins CBS International from Cambium Catalyst Entertainment where she served as Vice President, Distribution & Co-Production and Director of International Sales.  Prior to that, she was Director, English Canada TV Sales and Manager North American TV Sales at Alliance Atlantis/Alliance Films. 

Shah is a graduate of Ryerson Polytechnic University, Toronto, Ontario with a Bachelor of Applied, Arts, Radio & Television Arts and a graduate of the Alliance Atlantis Banff Television Executive Program. 

About CBS Studios International

CBS Studios International is the leading supplier of programming to the international television marketplace, licensing to more than 200 markets in over 30 languages across multiple media platforms.  The Studio participates in international channel ventures, currently comprised of 22 channels in 18 languages across 87 territories reaching more than 100M international households.   CBS Studios International also exports a diverse line up of formats for local production around the world.  The division distributes content from CBS Television Studios, CBS Television Distribution, Showtime, CBS News, CBS Films and a library of more than 70,000 hours of programming.  CBS Studios International is a division of CBS Corporation.