Munich, January 31, 2012. Irina Ignatiew (37) joins the SevenOne International team as Regional Sales Director for German-Speaking Countries starting February 1st 2012, succeeding Bodo Braun. Ignatiew is responsible for distributing SevenOne International’s program portfolio in the German-Speaking countries and finding co-production and co-financing partners for RedArrow productions as well as third party programs.

“With more than 15 years of international sales experience and a lot of passion for her work, Irina Ignatiew is the perfect fit for this position. Furthermore I’d like to thank Bodo Braun for his great work and I wish him great success for his future” said Jens Richter, managing director of SevenOne International.

Previously, Ignatiew worked as Executive VP International at Telepool, as Head of International Distribution at Tandem Communications and as Sales Manager for Lionsgate. Ignatiew has a degree in Business of Film and Television from the University of California, Los Angeles.