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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.

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Jillian Morgan is the Associate Editor at Realscreen with a background in journalism and digital marketing. She joined the publication in 2019 after serving as the assistant editor to trade publications HPAC and On-Site. With a bachelor of journalism from the University of King's College in Halifax, she also works as a freelance writer and fact-checker.

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