New York, NY – October 5, 2011 – AMC Networks Inc., announced today that Rob Doodian has been named Executive Vice President of Human Resources. In this position, he oversees employee relations, staffing, executive recruiting, internal communications, compensation and benefits for the company and its divisions: AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel, WE tv and IFC Films. Doodian reports to Josh Sapan, AMC Networks President and CEO.
With more than 23 years of Human Resources experience, Doodian comes to AMC Networks from Cablevision where he served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Human Resources. In that position, Doodian oversaw the human resources function for Rainbow Media (now AMC Networks). He joined Cablevision in 1999."Rob is a seasoned Human Resources executive with a wealth of valuable experience," said Sapan. "He has a deep understanding of the company and can help insure we have the right organization in place as we look to grow our business."
Prior to Cablevision, Doodian was with the international accounting and consulting firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers where he was the Director of Human Resources for the Metro regions' assurance practice. Before joining PricewaterhouseCoopers, Doodian was with the Long Island Lighting Company (now National Grid) where he held a variety of Human Resources roles in the labor/employee relations and compensation areas.
Doodian earned his Bachelor of Science degree from New York University in accounting and a certificate in Human Resources from Cornell University. He serves on the Board of the T. Howard Foundation, a non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to increasing diversity in the multimedia and entertainment industry. Doodian lives in Rockville Centre with his wife and four children.
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, Sundance Channel, WE tv, and IFC Films produce and deliver distinctive, compelling and culturally relevant content that engages audiences across multiple platforms. The company also operates AMC/Sundance Channel Global, an international programming business, and AMC Networks Broadcasting & Technology, a full-service network programming feed origination and distribution company.