Cliff Bail Named Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel
Aileen Brophy Named Senior Vice President, Legal and Business Affairs
New York, NY – March 19, 2014 – AMC Networks has promoted two New York-based executives in the company’s legal department. Cliff Bail has been named Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel and Aileen Brophy has been elevated to Senior Vice President of Legal and Business Affairs. Bail was previously Senior Vice President, Corporate Legal and Brophy was previously Vice President, Legal and Business Affairs. Both will continue to report to Jamie Gallagher, Executive Vice President and General Counsel for AMC Networks.
“Cliff and Aileen have provided invaluable legal and strategic counsel throughout their tenure at AMC Networks,” Gallagher remarked. “I am confident that they will continue to help us strengthen the position of our company and each of its businesses in their expanded roles.”
Bail will continue to provide legal counsel across corporate transactions, executive compensation and benefits in addition to managing litigation matters and international business. Prior to joining AMC Networks, Bail was Vice President and Associate General Counsel at Cablevision. He also served as General Counsel to PVI, was Vice President – Legal Affairs at Century Communications, and was a partner at Leavy Rosensweig & Hyman. Early in his career, Bail was an associate at Schulte Roth & Zabel and Stroock & Stroock & Lavan. He holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and earned a J.D. from New York University.
Brophy continues to be responsible for legal aspects surrounding national distribution for AMC Networks, including affiliation agreements for the licensing and distribution of content across multiple platforms. She joined AMC Networks in 2009. Previously, she was an associate in the New York office of Greenberg Traurig LLP, advising television programmers and broadcasters on distribution issues. Prior to law school, she began her television career as a freelancer in nonfiction production, working on projects for various networks including Sundance Channel, Lifetime and National Geographic Channel. Brophy holds a B.A. from Harvard College and earned her J.D. from The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (Yeshiva University.) She is a member of the American Bar Association (ABA) and Women in Cable Telecommunications.
About AMC Networks Inc.
Dedicated to producing quality programming and movie content for more than 30 years, AMC Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AMCX) owns and operates several of the most popular and award winning brands in cable television. AMC, IFC, SundanceTV, WE tv and IFC Films produce and deliver distinctive, compelling and culturally relevant content that engages audiences across multiple platforms. The company also operates international programming businesses consisting of AMC/Sundance Channel Global and Chellomedia, as well as AMC Networks Broadcasting & Technology, a full-service network programming origination and distribution company. For more information, please visit www.amcnetworks.com.
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