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Olympusat appoints Baghdassarian as VP of Content Acquisitions

January 24, 2017

Olympusat, one of the largest independent media companies specializing in the ownership, distribution, production and technical services of Spanish- and English-language networks, has announced the appointment of John Baghdassarian as Vice President of Content Acquisitions. In his new role, Baghdassarian will serve as a key member of the company’s acquisition and licensing process.

“Content acquisition is an essential part of our business; It’s crucial for us to identify and license top-quality content for our channels,” said Tom Mohler, CEO of Olympusat Holdings. “I’m excited to continue to work with Mr. Baghdassarian to further accelerate the company’s growth and expansion into new markets.”

As Vice President of Content Acquisitions, Baghdassarian will work closely with content producers and distributors from Germany, Eastern Europe and the Middle East to acquire top-notch content for Olympusat’s owned-and-operated channels and VEMOX –  the company’s OTT TV Everywhere solution.

“I’m thrilled to join the dynamic Olympusat Content Acquisition team; there is high-quality entertainment being produced overseas, and I’m eager to share it with our audience,” stated Baghdassarian. “Olympusat has put together a multicultural content strategy that embraces different genres, filmmaking styles and offers unrivaled programming from all over the world.”

Baghdassarian is a cable industry veteran with over 20 years of experience in sales, business development and distribution. Prior to his new role, he served as Olympusat’s Vice President of Distribution, overseeing the distribution of the company’s owned-and-operated channels on linear and digital platforms.


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