London, UK / New York, NY, 12 October 2017 – AMC Networks International (AMCNI) announced today the appointment of Marco Frazier to a newly created role as Senior Vice President, International Distribution – Digital and New Platforms. In this position, Frazier will oversee worldwide distribution of AMC Networks International’s linear channels with new and digital media platforms. He will continue to report to Ed Palluth, Executive Vice President, Global Distribution, AMCNI. He will be based in Italy.
Frazier has over 20 years of experience in securing distribution for various media ventures. Most recently, he worked for with AMCNI on international business development and affiliate global distribution and has helped launch and develop networks throughout the EMEA region.
Palluth commented, “Marco is an expert strategist with a successful track record of driving remarkable growth around the world for AMCNI’s portfolio of channels. His wealth of experience and passion for our globally renowned and high quality brands will be instrumental as our rapidly expanding business continues to grow across the globe with innovative partnerships and digital media carriage.”
Prior to AMC Networks, Frazier was instrumental in launching multiple thematic pay-TV channels and brands and contributed to building up multi-million pound revenue streams. He led ESPN EMEA Affiliate Sales and Distribution department in building a paying subscriber base of more than 55 million paying homes across ESPN America and ESPN Classic. Previously, as Vice President of Business Development at Creative Networks International, he was pivotal in launching Cult Network Italia. At Sitcom S.p.A he secured distribution enabling the launch of three new channels including: Nuvolari, Alice and Leonardo.
Frazier speaks English, Italian and French. He resides in Rome with his wife and children.
About AMC Networks International
AMC Networks International (AMCNI), the global division of AMC Networks, delivers entertaining and acclaimed programming that reaches subscribers in more than 140 countries and territories, including Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. AMCNI consists of global brands, SundanceTV and AMC, as well as popular, locally recognized channels in various programming genres. For more information, visit: www.www.amcnetworks.com/amcni.
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