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Sebastian Burkhardt
SVP Acquisitions & Digital, Keshet International

In his role as SVP Acquisitions & Digital, Sebastian is tasked with identifying and executing new business opportunities for the company, including co-productions and deficit financing as well as acquiring third party formats and finished programming for international distribution. He is spearheading the company’s push into finished programming and maximising its sales potential across all platforms.

Prior to joining Keshet, Sebastian was SVP International Distribution at Banijay International having joined the company in early 2009 and played a key role in its expansion. There he led a team of sales executives, brokering format and finished programme deals across Europe, North America, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia. He also oversaw the roll-out of several high profile formats from the Banijay catalogue such as Temptation Island and Stars in Danger: The High Dive.