DRG has announced that senior vice president Scott Kirkpatrick’s role has been extended to include business development throughout Latin America, effective immediately. Kirkpatrick will now be charged with growing DRG’s distribution business across South America, as well as overseeing format sales in Canada and Latin America. Recent DRG deals include sales of Finnish scripted black comedy, Black Widows to Brazilian channel Globosat, Baby Animals In The Wild to National Geographic, and series nine of hit Channel 4 comedy Peep Show to Turner Latin America. Kirkpatrick will continue to work alongside L.A.-based consultant Cristin Leyser who manages the development of scripted formats in the U.S.