New York-based entertainment company AMC Networks has promoted Eduardo Zulueta to the newly-created role of president of AMC Networks International (AMCNI), overseeing global operations.
Zulueta (pictured) currently heads up AMC’s Latina America and Southern Europe channel portfolio and will assume the new role on Nov. 1. He will continue to report to AMC Networks COO Ed Carroll.
Zulueta was appointed president of Latin America and Southern Europe operations following AMC Networks’ acquisition of liberty Global’s international content division, Chellomedia, in 2014. From 2005 to 2014, he had been managing director of Chellomedia for Spain and Portugal.
Previously, he was managing director of post-production company Molinare Spain, managing director of thematic channel producer Multicanal, director of programming and content at DTH platform Via Digital, and managing director of Fremantle Media for Spain and Portugal.
AMCNI operates close to 40 channel brands in more than 140 countries, including AMC and SundanceTV global brands.
“Eduardo has been instrumental in expanding AMC Networks’ business across Southern Europe and Latin America over the past several years,” said Carroll, in a statement. “He’s a strong leader whose deep expertise developing brands that appeal to a wide range of audiences, strong industry relationships, and track record managing highly profitable businesses will support our next phase of growth as we continue to increase our content offering and grow our global footprint.”