Just a few weeks ahead of MIPCOM, Shine International has named Ted Bookstaver SVP Head of Americas. In his new role, Bookstaver will head sales and acquisitions activity for Shine International across both North and South America, with the LA-based sales team and Miami-based VP, Sales Latin America Daniel Rodriguez reporting to him. He succeeds Tania Jacobson, who will continue as SVP, Sales for the region. He begins his new job on October 1 and will report to Shine International CEO Nadine Nohr. He will attend the upcoming MIPCOM market.

Bookstaver joins Shine from Los Angeles-based Eyeworks International Distribution, where he served as SVP International Sales. He previously served as VP Sales of King World International Productions, a division of CBS Broadcast International.