A+E Networks appoints 20th Century Fox TV executive

A+E Networks has appointed 20th Century Fox’s European vice-president of sales for its TV distribution group, Denis Cantin, as VP and head of content sales for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Cantin, who is due to take up his new role in the first quarter of 2014, will manage A+E Networks’ London-based EMEA content sales team, overseeing sales of A+E Networks’ catalogue throughout the region.

He will report into Marielle Zuccarelli, managing director, international content distribution and Dean Possenniskie, managing director, Europe.

“Denis has a solid track record of building successful partnerships with key broadcasters in the EMEA territories.  We’re looking forward to working with him, and continuing to deliver top-quality content to our clients,” said Possenniskie, commenting on the hire.