Lionsgate's Jon Ferro Lands at Entertainment One

The TV and digital distribution exec will expand the Canadian film and TV producer's ties to American networks and cable operators, based in Los Angeles.

TORONTO – Lionsgate TV exec Jon Ferro has landed at Entertainment One to oversee its U.S. TV sales.

Ferro, who left Lionsgate in March as senior vp of TV distribution and digital sales, becomes senior vp of U.S. program sales, based in Los Angeles.

Ferro will be responsible for U.S. TV, VOD, SVOD and digital sales efforts, expanding the Canadian producers’ American TV network and cable relationships to maximize licensing revenue.

While at Lionsgate, Ferro launched a slew of films and TV episodes with major digital distribution services like iTunes, Microsoft, Amazon, Netflix, HULU and YouTube.