to president, NBC Universal Television Networks Distribution; from EVP, cable distribution. Baker replaces David Zaslav, who this month becomes president and CEO of Discovery Communications Inc. GREG CLAYMAN
to SVP-MTVN Mobile Media; from VP-wireless strategy and operations. Clayman, who reports to Nicole Browning, president, MTV Networks affiliate sales and marketing, is also part of MTVN’s new Global Digital Media team led by Mika Salmi, MTVN’s president, global digital media. Other members of Salmi’s new team include:
• Denmark West, EVP-operations, MTVN Global Digital Media, MTV Networks; previously EVP-strategy and business operations
• Kenny Miler, EVP and creative director, MTVN Global Digital Media; previously VP-production and programming, Noggin and The N
• Nick Rockwell, SVP and chief technology officer, MTVN Global Digital Media (continues to report to Joe Simon, chief information officer, Viacom and MTV Networks)
• Jason Witt, SVP, online distribution and partnerships, MTVN Global Digital Media (continues to report to Nicole Browning).
to EVP and GM, The History Channel; from SVP of nonfiction programming and new media content, A&E Television Networks.
to EVP, executive creative director, Nickelodeon Preschool, and GM of Noggin; from EVP, Nick Jr.
to SVP, finance, accounting and controller for Starz Media; from SVP and chief accounting officer, Adelphia.
to VP/GM, Verizon FiOS Media; from VP-affiliate ad sales and marketing, MTV Networks.
to SVP-ad sales, fuse; from VP.
to VP-affiliate ad sales, Turner Network Sales; from Southeast director, affiliate ad sales, MTVN/BET Networks.
to president, The Big Ten Network; from GM and SVP, ABC Cable Networks Group.
to EVP, The Ad Group, The Media Group; from SVP.
to SVP-worldwide sales, EGT; from VP-major account sales, Harmonic Inc.
to VP-direct response, DirecTV; from VP-direct response and paid programming advertising sales, Court TV.
to SVP-worldwide sales, OpVista; from SVP-sales, SOMA Networks.
to director of network operations systems support (OSS), applications development and support, Cox Communications; from manager of telemetry applications.
to general sales manager, The Sportsman Channel; from local sales manager, Charter Media.
to director of network operations systems support (OSS), systems and infrastructure, Cox Communications; from systems group manager.
SUE ANN HAMILTON
EVP-programming, Charter Communications, left the company. Her duties are being shared by Cathy Fogler, VP-video programming and product management; and Greg Rigdon, SVP-business development, who will handle negotiations with programmers.
to president, MTVN Entertainment Group; from president, Comedy Central/Spike/TV Land.
to manager of integrated sales and marketing, Fox Sports en Español; from sales and marketing account executive.
to SVP, creative director, Nickelodeon Preschool; from SVP-brand communications.
to SVP-global public policy, Time Warner Inc.; from SVP-government relations, the National Cable and Telecommunications Association.
to VP-programming and production, Mag Rack and sportskool; from VP-original programming, Showtime Networks.
DEPELSHA THOMAS McGRUDER
to SVP, business operations and strategy, MTV; from VP.
to VP-sports sales and marketing, DirecTV; from manager of media and marketing partnerships, Fox Sports Net.
JEAN-BRIAC (J.B.) PERRETTE
to president, digital distribution, NBC Universal Television; from CFO, NBC Universal Cable and SVP-new media distribution.
to SVP-government relations, the National Cable and Telecommunications Association; from VP-government relations.
to director of integrated sales and marketing, Fox Sports en Español; from manager of advertising sales, Eastern region.
to SVP, development and production, Nickelodeon Preschool; from VP.
to chief technology officer, Comcast; from SVP and CTO, Liberty Global Inc. Werner succeeds David Fellows, now a part-time consultant with Comcast.
to EVP, VNU; from president and CEO, Nielsen Media Research. Whiting is now responsible for all VNU’s media and entertainment businesses, including Nielsen.
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