BBC Worldwide in Canada promotes two

Boosts sales team after recent series pickups

TORONTO -- As MIPCOM gets under way, BBC Worldwide's Canadian arm on Monday unveiled two key sales promotions after recent Canadian BBC series pickups.

BBC Worldwide Canada's Gwen Jones McCauley will go from director of sales and co-productions to vp sales and co-productions after the BBC series "How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria" was sold to the CBC, and "The Office" went to the Comedy Network.

And Linda Steele jumps from senior sales manager to director of program sales after Treehouse Television picked up "In the Night Garden."

BBC Worldwide last June acquired a minority 25% stake in Temple Street Prods. in a deal that allows the British partner to get its formats into Canada and Temple Street to extend its international reach.
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