10.15 Europe/London, September 20, 2011 By Chris Dziadul

Anna Pak has been promoted to executive commercial director at KidsCo. The chnanel also clinched the first distribution deal for Holland.

Pak, who joined the company as commercial director in 2010, will be tasked with negotiating and closing distribution carriage deals for the channel, focusing primarily on Europe and other strategic market developments.

She will report directly to Paul Robinson, global CEO.

In related news, the M7 Group, said it has reached agreement for distribution of KidsCo on the Canal Digitaal DTH satellite service for The Netherlands. It is the first distribution deal for the channel in the country.

Initially KidsCo will be available with English, German and French soundtracks. No Dutch language version is planned for the moment.