Former eOne Exec Jeffrey Hevert Joins Tricon Films

The Los Angeles office hire comes as the producer/distributor expands its factual, kids and scripted drama divisions.

TORONTO -- Canadian indie producer Tricon Films & Television has added former Entertainment One development exec Jeffrey Hevert to its Los Angeles office.

Hevert becomes vp U.S. factual development, reporting to Tricon president Andrea Gorfolova.

He was most recently vp U.S. alternative development and current programming at eOne Entertainment.

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Hevert completed earlier executive stints at MTV and Stone and Company Entertainment.

"I'm excited to be joining a successful team of creative producers and executives at Tricon and a company committed and poised for continued growth in North America and global markets," said Hevert in a statement.

Expanding the factual division follows Tricon bolstering its kids and scripted drama production and distribution businesses.