John Kochman has joined the acquisitions team at Cohen Media Group and will work alongside evp Gary Rubin.

Kochman most recently served as US director of Unifrance and began his career in Paris representing Metrocolor London Laboratories.

He moved into film sales in 1986 as the London-based head of European sales for the Samuel Goldwyn Company, oversaw sales at MK2 Productions and served as deputy head of international sales at StudioCanal.

“John Kochman’s expertise in French film acquisitions and distribution is unsurpassed, and he will be instrumental as CMG continues to increase its lineup of important and award-winning films from around the world,” said chairman and CEO Charles S Cohen.

Cohen Media Group recently release Francois Ozon’s In The House [pictured].