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Discovery hires TVN exec for Central Europe role

Discovery Networks Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa has appointed Olgierd Dobrzyñski, an exec from Polish broadcaster TVN, as its country manager for Discovery Networks in Central Europe.
October 18, 2011

Discovery Networks Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEEMEA) has appointed Olgierd Dobrzyñski, an exec from Polish broadcaster TVN, as its country manager for Discovery Networks in Central Europe.

At TVN, Dobrzyñski has been responsible for the development of new business projects, including the launch of the network’s thematic channels, and has been in charge of TVN Group affiliate revenues.

He joins Discovery effective January 1, 2012, reporting to Kasia Kieli, president and MD of Discovery Networks CEEMEA.

“This is a great opportunity to lead Discovery’s operations in Central Europe and broaden my experience in the region beyond Poland,” Dobrzyñski said. “I am very much looking forward to joining the team.”

Dobrzyñski replaces Dorota Zurkowska-Bytner, who is moving to become Discovery Networks CEEMEA’s VP of ad sales development; a role in which she will have responsibility for Discovery’s advertising business across 105 markets in the region.

The role is a new position that has been created to drive new business opportunities for ad sales across Discovery Networks CEEMEA’s markets. She continues to report to Kieli.

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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