Kresimir Duic Joins SPI International as Director of Operations Responsible for Adria and Albania
SPI International, a CANAL+ company that operates TV, FAST channels, and multiple digital services across the world, has appointed Kresimir Duic to serve as the Director of Operations for Adria and Albania. Duic previously worked for HBO as the Sales Director responsible for the Adria region.
He will be responsible for managing business operations in Adria and Albania which includes reinforcing SPI’s brand reputation, strengthening and building on client relationships, launching new Pay TV channels and digital products from SPI’s portfolio in the region while working closely with SPI’s finance, marketing, programming, and sales teams. Duic will work with the Head of Distribution Murat Muratoglu who oversees the distribution efforts for SPI across multiple territories including Adria and Albania.
With a proven track record of exceeding quotas, increasing profits, and ensuring both B2B and D2C customer base growth, as well as managing key customer accounts, Duic has over 20 years of experience in sales within the media industry. Duic spent 12 years at HBO Adria where he was recently working as the Sales Director in charge of leading all key account negotiations, B2B relationship management, market analysis, and strategic goal setting overseeing a team of sales managers.
“SPI's rapid growth in the region in the past few years is very visible in the market. I am honored that SPI decided to bring me on board to help with the further expansion of its operations in the Adria and Albania regions. I am confident that we will elevate the business to new heights together,” commented Kresimir Duic.
About SPI INTERNATIONAL
SPI INTERNATIONAL (a CANAL+ company) is a global media company operating 62 TV channels, multiple digital products across six continents, and is a major player in content distribution and broadcasting worldwide. SPI operates multiple free-to-air and pay-TV channels in CEE, Western Europe, Asia, and Adria regions including key European markets such as Poland, Czechia, Romania, Serbia and the Netherlands. SPI Group owns a suite of legacy brands that have become household names such as FilmBox, Film1, Kino Polska, Stopklatka, Dizi along with different thematic channels and streaming services, including FilmBox+. Working with over 700 operators worldwide, SPI uses cutting-edge technology providing its subscribers with access to SPI’s linear and on-demand content. For over 25 years, SPI INTERNATIONAL has been a leading supplier of theatrical films and television programming in the international markets. SPI’s solid alliances with major license suppliers provide compelling content, with strong recognition and high demand. www.spiintl.com