New York, NY – November 2, 1011 – AMC Networks Inc., announced today that Tracy Karagianis has been named to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. In this position, he is responsible for the development, implementation and support of all information technology for the company and its divisions: AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel, WE tv and IFC Films. Karagianis reports to Steven Pontillo, AMC Networks, SVP of Broadcasting and Technology.
“Tracy is an accomplished leader and innovative thinker. He comes to AMC Networks with a track record of success – having transformed corporate processes, systems, and information infrastructure for several media and financial service companies” said Pontillo. “We’re very pleased to welcome Tracy to the AMC Networks team.”
With more than 27 years of information technology experience, Karagianis comes to AMC Networks from GfK Custom Research in New York, where he served as Chief Information Officer for North America. He has also held positions at New Line Cinema where he was Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer as well as Long Term Credit Bank of Japan, Security Pacific National Bank, Citibank, Drexel Burnham Lambert and Pacific Gas and Electric.
Karagianis earned his BS, Computer Science from DeVry Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois.
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 origination and distribution company.