A+E Networks has named Patricio Teubal as general manager of A+E Networks Italy, starting in December.
In this new role, Teubal will oversee A+E Networks Italy and its three channel brands History, Crime+Investigation, and Blaze and lead the growth of the company’s partnership with Sky Italia, while developing new opportunities in the country. He will report to Dean Possenniskie, managing director of A+E Networks EMEA.
Prior to joining A+E Networks Italy, Teubal was managing director of Blackant, a media and sports advisory company, that has consulted for clients such as public broadcaster Rai. He was also founder of Cucu Sports & Entertainment, an online company based in London and Italy that runs an influencer marketing platform for athletes and celebrities.
Teubal has also previously worked as CEO of Sicilian football team Palermo in Serie A, and he also worked for Mediaset as head of international channel Mediaset Italia and as head of sales for Mediaset Distribution.
“I’m thrilled to have Patricio, a seasoned media executive and entrepreneur with great energy and acumen, join the A+E Networks family as our new General Manager of Italy. His deep-rooted experience spans traditional and digital media across many disciplines and roles. We look forward to his oversight and leadership as we continue to evolve and grow our business and brands in Italy,” said Possenniskie.
“I’m so excited to join A+E Networks. The whole media industry is undergoing deep and fast changes, and A+E is undoubtfully one of the leading companies that is driving this new era. I’m looking forward to working with the Italian team and enhance our great brand and content distribution in the market,” said Teubal.