VIMN appoints comedy and entertainment head for Russia, CIS

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has appointed Ilya Hellert-Rozanov as head of comedy and entertainment channels in Russia, Ukraine, the CIS and Baltic States.

Based in Moscow, Hellert-Rozanov will report in to Elena Balmont, general director and will be responsible for channel management, brand presence and development strategy for Paramount Comedy and Paramount Channel in the region.

Hellert-Rozanov previously worked as head of Russian TV channel Telecoms TV and as chief editor of 24 Techno.