Veteran A+E Networks executive Sean Cohan has left Brent Montgomery‘s Wheelhouse Entertainment to join data management firm Nielsen as chief growth officer and international president, Realscreen has confirmed.
At Wheelhouse, Cohan (pictured) served as president of the media and marketing company since November 2018, where he was responsible for content and marketing opportunities, including talent and brand partnerships. Some of those partnerships included a venture with Jimmy Kimmel, for the content company Kimmelot, as well as content studio Portal A.
His duties at Wheelhouse will be taken up by the recently named chief content officer, Eric Wattenberg, who is tasked with the larger Wheelhouse Group.
Prior to joining Wheelhouse Entertainment, Cohan had served as president of international and digital at A+E Networks, since 2015. During his 15 years at the network, he played a crucial role in the international, distribution and digital expansion of many of the company’s brands.