AMC/Sundance Channel Global announced today the promotion of Marco Frazier to Senior Vice President, Global Distribution, EMEA. In this role, Frazier will oversee global distribution for AMC/Sundance Channel Global in EMEA and continue to report to Ed Palluth, Executive Vice President, Global Distribution. He will be based in Italy.
Frazier has over 20 years of experience in securing distribution for various media ventures. For the past five years, he has worked with AMC/Sundance Channel Global on international business development and global distribution and has helped launch Sundance Channel in territories throughout the EMEA region.
Palluth commented, “Marco has been instrumental in helping to expand the distribution of Sundance Channel’s linear and on demand services since the debut of the network in Europe. His passion for the brand and knowledge of the global pay-TV landscape will help support our next phase of growth across the EMEA region.”
Prior to AMC Networks, Frazier was instrumental in launching multiple thematic pay-TV channels and brands and contributed to building up multi-million pound revenue streams. As Vice President of Business Development at Creative Networks International, he was pivotal in launching Cult Network Italia. At Sitcom S.p.A he secured distribution enabling the launch of three new channels including: Nuvolari, Alice and Leonardo. Additionally, he led ESPN Classic EMEA’s Affiliate Sales and Distribution department to build a paying subscriber base of more than 35 million homes.
Frazier speaks English, Italian and French. He resides in Rome with his wife and children.