DLT Appoints Annabel Laister
London 12 March 2011. Award winning production and distribution company, DLT Entertainment has confirmed the appointment of Annabel Laister as its UK-based Sales and Acquisitions executive. Annabel joins from Espresso TV where she was Sales and Acquisitions Executive.
Don Taffner Jr, President of DLT Entertainment, said: “Annabel’s appointment is hugely important for us as we drive to further expand our international sales business. We are impressed by Annabel’s enthusiasm and we are delighted to have attracted someone of her experience and calibre.”
Annabel will be responsible for driving the worldwide sales of all of DLT’s finished programmes and formats, reporting to Don Taffner. In Programme Sales, Annabel is responsible for sales across all media including TV, DVD and Mobile.
Annabel Laister said: “I am so pleased to be joining such a respected and trailblazing company as DLT. It is an extremely exciting time in the company’s history and I’m looking forward to being part of its continued success.”
Prior to Espresso TV, Annabel was Sales and Acquisitions Executive at Zeal Entertainment, Digital Rights Group where she negotiated format and finished programme deals for Australia, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa, Africa, Poland, Hungary and Slovenia, Spain and Latin America.
Annabel has worked on a number of magazine titles including News Africa magazine. She is also fluent in four languages.
About DLT Entertainment
With offices in London, New York and Los Angeles, DLT Entertainment Ltd. is engaged in every aspect of television distribution and production around the world, as well as stage production in the US and in the UK.
Founded in 1963 as a distribution company by Don Taffner Senior, the company added television production to its portfolio in 1977. DLT Entertainment has enjoyed terrific success over the last forty plus years with legendary hits including the multiple award-winning sitcom My Family, As Time Goes By, Three’s Company, Too Close For Comfort and Meet My Folks. In addition DLT has built a reputation as a leading distribution company with classics such as The Benny Hill Show, The World at War, The Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin, Chicken Soup for the Soul, Cinema Europe: The Other Hollywood and The Russ Abbot Show.