The announcement was made by Eduardo Zulueta, who was recently named president of AMC Networks International (AMCNI).
The following will all report to Mr. Zulueta:
– Manuel Balsera has been named Executive Vice President/Managing Director for AMCNI Southern Europe. Based in Madrid, Balsera was most recently SVP of Sales, Marketing and Digital at AMCNI Southern Europe where he oversaw marketing, affiliate and ad sales, digital and business development areas for the company’s 24 TV channels in Spain, Portugal and France.
– Ricardo Debén has been named EVP/MD for AMCNI Latin America. Based in Miami, Debén was most recently Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, AMCNI Latin America where he oversaw financial management of the company’s portfolio of brands, including AMC, SundanceTV, El Gourmet, Más Chic, Film & Arts and Europa Europa.
– Kevin Dickie has been named EVP/MD for AMCNI UK, which includes Poland, Middle East and Africa in addition to the UK. Based in London, Dickie was most recently SVP, Channels Group, UK, MEA and Poland for AMCNI UK, where he spearheaded content and brand strategy for the region’s portfolio of nine channels led by AMC, SundanceTV and CBS Studios International joint venture channels CBS Reality, CBS Drama, CBS Action, CBS Europa and Horror Channel.
– Levente Málnay has been named EVP/MD for AMCNI Central and Northern Europe. Based in Budapest, Málnay was most recently SVP of AMCNI Central and Northern Europe with oversight of the company’s regional portfolio of 16 brands. He began with the company in 2009 overseeing management of the Central Europe portfolio.
“These outstanding leaders have played vital roles in the success of AMC Networks International’s strong portfolio of channels,” said Zulueta.
“Their skills and experience will help AMCNI build on its strong position in the marketplace, with our premium quality content offering and the value we bring to our distribution and advertising partners.”