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Davidson exits A+E UK, new boss named

Tom Davidson

Tom Davidson

Tom Davidson is stepping down as managing director of A+E Networks UK as part of a management restructure.

Dean Possenniskie, A+E’s MD of EMEA, will succeed him, effective next Monday, July 20.

Posseniskie is currently a board member of A+E and Sky joint venture A+E UK and will continue with this duties after taking the new job.

“On behalf of A+E Networks and Sky, we thank Tom for his commitment and leadership during his successful tenure with the venture,” said Possenniskie.

Davdison has been MD of A+E UK, which operates the UK History Channel among other networks, for seven years. During this the firm has launched channel brand such as Lifetime and H2 in the territory.

In January, he promoted Heather Jones to become general manager of A+E UK’s channel brands.