People/Biz

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
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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