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A+E Networks ups Sean Cohan

In his new role, Cohan (pictured) will manage branded channels, content sales and digital media distribution outside the United States and oversee staff based in New York, London and Singapore.
June 6, 2012

A+E Networks has promoted Sean Cohan (pictured) from senior VP to executive VP of international.

In his new role, Cohan will manage the company’s┬ábranded channels, content sales and digital media distribution outside the United States, and oversee staff based in New York, London and Singapore. A+E operates 54 branded international pay-TV channels and distributes content across a range of platforms.

“Sean has played an integral role in the growth of A+E Networks around the world,” said Abbe Raven, the company’s president and CEO. “His leadership and vision has helped catapult our brands into global powerhouses now in more than 150 countries and 37 languages.”

Prior to becoming senior VP of A+E Networks’ international division, Cohen held positions in the company’s business development division, before which he worked for Primedia, Morgan Stanley, NBC and A.T. Kearney.

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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