Tricon Films & Television has appointed Fred Joubaud as director, International Sales and Acquisitions. Joubaud will take over sales duties from Lia Dolente, who will focus on extended responsibilities as director of Communications. Before joining Tricon, Joubaud served as general manager of Ouat Media, where he was responsible for the company’s business operations and oversaw film sales and acquisitions.

Manuela Caputi has been named head of International Sales of Mediaset Distribution, the international branch of Italian group Mediaset. In her new position, she will be in charge of all international sales across Europe, MENA, Latin America and the U.S. and Asia. Caputi joined the company in 2008 in the International Sales department.

Domestic TV network Vibrant TV has named James Betesh svp, Operations and Marketing. In his new position, Betesh will manage network operations, including the areas of technical infrastructure, app development, business and consumer marketing. Betesh began working for the new company as a consultant, helping to build its in-house Operations and Marketing Strategy.