Former Setanta CEO joins Fox Sports
December 3, 2013
Fox International Channels Europe & Africa has confirmed the appointment of Kelly Butler as SVP Fox Sports Europe & Africa. The former CEO of Setanta Africa joins FIC Europe & Africa’s executive staff following the company’s acquisition of Setanta Africa, which was approved by the Irish Competition Authority on November 6th, 2013.
For the last 12 years, Butler has worked in different posts at Setanta Sports, most recently as the CEO, Shareholder and Director of Setanta Africa, the sports channel bouquet broadcast to over one million homes throughout sub-Saharan Africa, and recently acquired by FIC. Prior to that, Kelly has held numerous high-profile posts, including Head of Programming at Setanta Sports, CEO of Setanta Sports Channel in North America, and Consultant for the North American Sports Network (NASN).