New chief for CNBC International

News channel CNBC has named KC Sullivan as president and managing director of its international operation. 

Sullivan will head up CNBC International from May 8, replacing Satpal Brainch, who is moving to become executive vice-president and managing director, Universal Networks International.

Sullivan will lead the CNBC International business operations across Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa and will be based in London.

He joined CNBC in August 2009 as senior vice president and chief financial officer responsible for leading the finance operation globally for CNBC. Since October 2012 he has been the chief financial officer of the NBC News Group.

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