Outdoor Channel Holdings announced Tues that longtime cable vet Roger Werner has been named pres of the company and CEO of The Outdoor Channel. Werner, whose list of exec cable experience includes ESPN, ABC, and OLN (now Versus), will also serve as an OCH board member and assume the role of CEO, effective Nov 10. Acting pres/chmn/CEO Perry T. Massie will retain his chairmanship. The circumstances of former TOC CEO/co-pres Andy Dale‘s departure are unclear. Werner was in a board meeting all day and couldn’t be reached by deadline.

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Kelly Abcarian was named evp, measurement & impact at NBCUniversal’s Advertising and Partnerships division. Abcarian was previously gm of Nielsen’s Advanced Video Advertising Group.

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