The Raven-Dubuc magic touch has earned them both big promotions, with pres, ent and media Nancy Dubuc stepping into the role of pres/CEO of A+E Networks. That makes her the 3rd CEO in the company’s nearly 30-year history. Current CEO Abbe Raven will be elevated to the newly created position of chairman, AETN. Raven discussed the impetus for the changes on top and the role she’ll now serve as chairman.

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