Ziad Yaghi, former head of Dubai Film Market, to head up Dubai-based office, will report to SPT regional headquarters in London

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) is opening a local sales office in the Middle East. The new office will be responsible for licensing films and television series from Sony Pictures’ distribution catalogue as well as finished, local content produced by SPT’s production company in the region, SPT Arabia. 

Ziad Yaghi, newly appointed executive director, sales, for the Middle East, will head up the office. Based in Dubai, the distribution office will report directly into SPT’s regional EMEA headquarters in London.