AMC Networks has announced that Eduardo Zulueta has been promoted to the newly-created position of President of AMC Networks International (AMCNI), overseeing AMCNI’s global operations. Zulueta, who currently oversees AMCNI’s Latin America and Southern Europe portfolio of channels, will assume his new role on November 1st and will continue to report to Ed Carroll, Chief Operating Officer, AMC Networks.
AMC Networks International operates nearly 40 channel brands, including its AMC and SundanceTV global brands and leading regional brands, that are available in more than 140 countries, including countries and territories in Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and parts of Asia and Africa.
“Eduardo has been instrumental in expanding AMC Networks’ business across Southern Europe and Latin America over the past several years,” said Carroll. “He’s a strong leader whose deep expertise developing brands that appeal to a wide range of audiences, strong industry relationships, and track record managing highly profitable businesses will support our next phase of growth as we continue to increase our content offering and grow our global footprint.”
“I’m delighted to have the opportunity to lead AMC Networks International to further build on our strong portfolio of brands and on our award-winning programming,” said Zulueta. “As the TV landscape continues to rapidly evolve, I’m proud that AMCNI is well-positioned for international growth due to the strength of our content and the value we create for our distribution and advertising partners. Our worldwide operations include talented, passionate teams, and I’m looking forward to partnering with them and working more closely together to enhance our global and regional offerings.”
Following AMC Networks’ 2014 acquisition of Liberty Global’s international content division called Chellomedia, Zulueta was appointed President of AMCNI’s Latin America and Southern Europe operations, where he oversaw the growth of the company’s diverse portfolio of television networks that includes global brands AMC and SundanceTV. From 2005-2014, Zulueta was Managing Director of Chellomedia for Spain and Portugal.