Eli Shibley has joined from Electus as president of international distribution and co-productions.

Shibley will manage sales of the scripted slate and oversee acquisitions of third-party scripted and unscripted projects.

Upcoming projects from IM Global Television include Kurt Vonnegut’s Cat’s Cradle; Darkover, Den Of Thieves and Patrolman P.

“Eli is an outstanding distribution executive and his arrival is a major coup for our TV distribution business,” said IM Global founder and CEO Stuart Ford.

“I envision scripted and unscripted TV sales becoming a substantial component of our already extensive global licensing platform in the next few years.”

At Electus Shibley served as svp of international media and formats.