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A+E Networks UK hires Viacom exec

Bakori Davis (pictured) has been appointed to the newly created role of vice president of commercial operations for A+E Networks UK, effective immediately.
August 20, 2012

Bakori Davis (pictured) has been appointed to the newly created role of VP of commercial operations for A+E Networks UK, effective immediately.

He will be responsible for all linear and non-linear channel distribution of A+E Network UK’s channels, including History, Crime & Investigation, Bio and Military History within the UK, Ireland, Central and Eastern Europe, the Nordic region, Benelux, Iceland, Greece, Africa and the Middle East.

Davis will also manage A+E Networks UK’s ad sales efforts, and will report to the channel’s MD Tom Davidson.

Prior to this appointment, Davis was VP for content distribution at Viacom Media Network, and held roles at Discovery Communications and the National Cable and Television Association.

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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