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A+E Networks ups Silverman to EVP role

A+E Networks has elevated Evan Silverman to EVP, global digital products and platforms. In his new role, Silverman will oversee digital product, technology and design teams for A+E Networks, which includes A&E, History, ...
August 8, 2017

A+E Networks has elevated Evan Silverman to EVP, global digital products and platforms.

In his new role, Silverman will oversee digital product, technology and design teams for A+E Networks, which includes A&E, History, Lifetime, FYI and LMN.

Silverman will also oversee platforms for the company, including consumer-facing websites, TV Everywhere apps, direct-to-consumer SVOD products and new initiatives with devices such as Amazon Echo and Google Home.

Most recently, Silverman held the role of SVP, Digital Media for A+E Networks. Before that, he served in a similar role at Lifetime before its merger with A+E Networks in 2009.

Before joining the company, he served as executive producer of NBCOlympics.com for the 2006 Torino Games and the 2004 Athens Games. Earlier, Silverman served as director, Internet Services, at NBA.com, and worked in media relations for the NBA and the Utah Jazz

“In the last five years, our industry has seen a tremendous change in the way audiences consume their favorite television shows and content. As part of a company that thrives on innovation, Evan has played a pivotal role in expanding content, exploring new uses for content and overall leading the company to truly be a multi-platform organization,” said Sean Cohan, president of international and digital, A+E Networks, in a statement. 

 

 

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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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