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Rankin resurfaces at Distribution360

Diane RankinFormer DRG and Cineflix sales exec Diane Rankin has resurfaced at Distribution360, the programme sales business owned by Marblemedia.

Rankin left the TV business in late 2012 and has now returned, coming in as senior VP, international sales and acquisitions at D360.

In the new role Rankin will split her time between London and Toronto, where Marblemedia is based. She will report to company managing partner Mark Bishop.

He said: “Diane has an exceptional background in the media industry and an incredible knowledge of the international market.”

Rankin was senior VP, acquisitions at DRG, overseeing factual and fact-ent. At Cineflix she was head of acquisitions. Prior to that she was at publishing and events business Brunico.

The latter company organises the Realscreen Summit, which takes place later this month and will be the first programming market Rankin will attend in her new role.