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AETN names MD of Europe

Dean Possenniskie has been appointed managing director, Europe for AETN. Possenniskie has a track record of building successful European channel operations, according to Sean Cohan, SVP, international, and was most recently at BBC Worldwide as SVP & GM, Channels EMEA and previously, GM and VP at MTVNI. Possenniskie will be based in London, and will be responsible for overseeing and growing AETN's interests in channels, content distribution and digital media activities within the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He will report to Sean Cohan and will take on the role in the second half of 2010.
July 5, 2010

Dean Possenniskie has been appointed managing director, Europe for AETN. Possenniskie has a track record of building successful European channel operations, according to Sean Cohan, SVP, international, and was most recently at BBC Worldwide as SVP & GM, Channels EMEA and previously, GM and VP at MTVNI. Possenniskie will be based in London, and will be responsible for overseeing and growing AETN’s interests in channels, content distribution and digital media activities within the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He will report to Sean Cohan and will take on the role in the second half of 2010.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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