A+E Networks promotes Barry to SVP
March 7, 2016
A+E Networks has promoted Christopher Barry to Senior Vice President, Head of Finance and Business Planning, International and Digital.
Barry will lead a team responsible for the financial oversight, business planning and strategic support for growth initiatives and investments in the International and Digital divisions. His new role combines his operational experience in international together with his financial expertise, which will serve to strengthen analytical support and align finance with our business divisions.
“Christopher is a consummate strategist who has been instrumental in developing and executing the division’s growth plan with Sean Cohan and his team,” said Art Vomvas, Executive Vice President, Financial and Business Planning, A+E Networks.. “I look forward to his future contributions as he leads the finance team and partners across both the International and Digital divisions to support our continued expansion.”
Barry moves in to his new position after serving four years as Senior Vice President, International Strategy and Digital Media for A+E Networks’ International division. During his tenure he was responsible for the acquisition and integration of A+E Networks’ businesses in Southeast Asia and Italy along with market expansion in key markets including Canada and France.