Shorts International has appointed Jan Pieter Koene as president of ShortsTV EMEA.

Koene joins ShortsTV with a 20 year media background in representing and marketing television channels. He held various senior roles in the commercial, marketing and management areas of the linear and digital pay TV business in The Netherlands and Australia, for channels like Fox Sports, Chellomedia’s Film1/Sport1 and Discovery Networks.

“High quality short form content continues to be in high demand, and we’re thrilled to have Jan Pieter on board to preside over ShortsTV’s EMEA expansion in both existing and untapped markets,” said Carter Pilcher, CEO Shorts International.

“His extensive background in Pay TV channel distribution and marketing is perfectly suited to lead the ongoing channel development and expansion”.