Amazon Prime Video has hired former Eurodata exec Sahar Baghery as senior business development executive for EMEA.
In the newly created position, Baghery will be in charge of expanding Amazon’s business in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India. She will be based in London.
Most recently, she worked with the France-based Authors and Composers Society, where she took part in negotiations between producers’ and authors’ guilds. In the role, she was regularly in discussions with digital services such as Facebook, Apple, Snapchat and YouTube.
Baghery formely worked with Eurodata TV Worldwide/Mediametrie, where she was director of global media research and content strategy before departing in May 2017.
She has also worked in research and strategy roles for Nielsen, CNN International, NBCUniversal, Walt Disney Company France and Canal+ Group.
Baghery will be attending IBC in Amsterdam along with Amazon Prime colleagues this week.