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Scripps Int’l promotes Simone Nardi

Scripps Networks Interactive has upped Simone Nardi to MD of finance and operations for the company's international division.
October 28, 2015

Scripps Networks Interactive has promoted Simone Nardi to MD of finance and operations for the company’s international division.

Nardi, who joined Scripps as chief financial officer for international two years ago, will now manage both finance and operations. His remit includes finance, program licensing, content and brand strategy. He will also act as principal liaison on international technical operations, facilities and IT support.

He will be based in New York and continue to report to Scripps’ president of international, Jim Samples.

“His vast international finance and operational experience coupled with his strategic insights have already contributed so greatly to the team during this period of rapid growth and investment in Scripps Networks’ international business,” Samples said in a statement.

Nardi also sits on the board of directors at UKTV, a joint venture with BBC Worldwide, and he will now head up Scripps’ joint venture relationship with Canada’s Shaw Communications.

Prior to joining Scripps, Nardi was senior VP and CFO for NBCUniversal’s international channels and television production operations. He also did a stint at VOD platform Hulu as interim CFO and treasurer.

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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