Red Arrow Studios has announced that Joel Denton has been appointed as Acting President of the company’s TV distribution business, Red Arrow Studios International.

Joel Denton, who joins the company on June 15 and is based in London, will work together with current President of the business Bo Stehmeier to ensure a smooth transition before Bo leaves Red Arrow Studios International later in the year.

Joel Denton is a highly-respected senior television executive, having held positions including Managing Director, International Content Sales & Partnerships at A+E Networks; President, Production and Distribution at RHI Entertainment; and EVP & Managing Director, International Sales at Hallmark Entertainment. Joel was also joint founder and Managing Director of Red Arrow Studios’ operations in the UK for two years from 2011.

James Baker, President & Co-CEO of Red Arrow Studios, said: “I am delighted that Joel is coming back to Red Arrow, to lead Red Arrow Studios International. His experience of international television and distribution will prove invaluable whilst we navigate one of the biggest social and economic challenges of modern times. I would also like to thank Bo for his fantastic contribution to the business over the last five years – we all wish him all the very best for the future.”

Joel Denton said: “I am excited to join Red Arrow and have the opportunity to work again with James and the rest of the talented team. It is currently a challenging time to be working in the international media marketplace, but with quality shows and producers, an excellent team and the backing and support of ProSiebenSat.1, I believe Red Arrow Studios International is well-placed to continue to grow, and I am really looking forward to getting started.”