Dean Possenniskie

A+E Networks UK hires RTL exec for COO post

Dean Possenniskie’s first major moves since taking over at A+E Networks UK are the appointment of a COO and the promotion of Heather Jones to senior VP, content and creative. Possenniskie replaced Tom Davidson as managing director for the A+E Networks business in Europe last month, and has now named RTL Netherlands executive Nicolas Eglau […]

History expands Eastern European footprint

A+E Networks’ History channel has expanded its footprint in Eastern Europe by launching in Belarus via state telecoms provider Beltelecom. The launch, which happened yesterday, makes the channel available in nearly a million homes in Belarus, according to A+E. Programmes that will appear on History in the country include franchises like Pawn Stars, American Pickers, […]