UK distributor adds Nathan Gilligan from Odeon and Oliver Boxell as finance officer.

Former Odeon employee Nathan Gilligan will join UK distributor Soda Pictures as sales manager.

Gilligan joins from Odeon’s booking department and will now head up theatrical sales for Soda, whose 2012 slate includes Monsieur Lazhar, Woody Allen: A Documentary, 7 Days In Havana, Barbara and Sister.

Soda Pictures head of distribution Kate Gerova commented: “We’re really excited to welcome Nathan to the Soda team. He impressed us with his ambition and drive and we think he will become an invaluable member of the company.”

In further recruitment activity Oliver Boxell joins the team as finance officer.