European film and TV producer and distributor Power has named George Sakkalli to the new post of vice president, Asian sales and distribution.

Sakkalli had been at Granada International where he was vice president of sales, Asia. Prior to that he worked for NBC Entertainment.

Chris Philip, Power's worldwide sales president, said: 'George's experience within Asia adds significantly to our international sales presence as we move into a new phase of growth and development. His in-depth market knowledge is central to our strategy to penetrate new markets.'