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NBCU Int’l names Raftery MD, UK and emerging markets

Lee Raftery will take on an expanded leadership role within NBC Universal International as the network pushes farther into global markets. Based in London, Raftery’s new title is that of managing director, UK ...
July 7, 2017

Lee Raftery will take on an expanded leadership role within NBC Universal International as the network pushes farther into global markets.

Based in London, Raftery’s new title is that of managing director, UK and emerging markets in the international networks division. His job is to oversee growth strategy and drive performance for the group’s portfolio of channels, including reality-based channel E!, home to Keeping Up With the Kardashians and Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry.

Raftery’s job will also include oversight of both marketing and programming strategy across the whole of NBCUniversal International’s Networks group, with Raftery additionally named as chief marketing and content officer.

He will report jointly to Satpal Brainch and Kevin MacLellan.

Raftery was first named chief marketing officer for NBCU International in 2016, and has been with the company since 2011.

 

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