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Wheelhouse Entertainment’s Sean Cohan heads to Nielsen

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 ...
February 18, 2020

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.

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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