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AMC Networks International hires first president

AMC Networks has promoted Eduardo Zulueta to the newly-created position of president of AMC Networks International (AMCNI).

Eduardo Zulueta

Zulueta is currently in charge of AMCNI’s Latin America and Southern Europe portfolio of channels. In his new role he will oversee AMCNI’s global operations.

He is due to take up his new role on November 1 and will report Ed Carroll, AMC Networks’ chief operating officer.

“Eduardo has been instrumental in expanding AMC Networks’ business across Southern Europe and Latin America over the past several years,” said Carroll.

“He’s a strong leader whose deep expertise developing brands that appeal to a wide range of audiences, strong industry relationships, and track record managing highly profitable businesses will support our next phase of growth as we continue to increase our content offering and grow our global footprint.”

Zulueta said: “Our worldwide operations include talented, passionate teams, and I’m looking forward to partnering with them and working more closely together to enhance our global and regional offerings.”

Zulueta was appointed president of AMCNI’s Latin America and Southern Europe operations in 2014, following AMC Networks’acquisition of Liberty Global’s international content division Chellomedia. From 2005-2014 he was managing director of Chellomedia for Spain and Portugal.