Stuart Baxter appointed president of eOne Television Int’l

Stuart Baxter

Stuart Baxter has been appointed to the role of president of Entertainment One Television International, the company announced Tuesday.

Baxter will report to eOne Television’s CEO John Morayniss, and will be based out of London. In his new role, Baxter will oversee all business activities conducted by eOne Television, including coproduction ventures, sales, acquisitions, production financing and strategic partnerships.

Prior to joining eOne Television, Baxter was most recently at Sony Pictures, where he oversaw the distribution of film and television programs to media outlets in Africa, the Middle East and Europe. Before his time at Sony, Baxter also lead the Warner Bros. Intl TV EMEA business development team.

Baxter’s hire also marks the departure of Peter Emerson, who relocated to London in 2012 to help grow eOne’s international television division. Emerson will continue to work with eOne until July to help Baxter transition into the role.