Octane Entertainment hired Kristen Stanisz-Bedno as director, Sales & Marketing. In her new position, she will oversee Octane’s domestic and international marketing division, acting as a sales point for the company’s library.

As a nine-year veteran in international distribution, Stanisz-Bedno most recently served as senior manager of Marketing at Starz Worldwide Distribution and Lionsgate. In her seven years with Starz, she also handled marketing and publicity strategies for Starz original series such as Black Sails and The Girlfriend Experience.