A+E Networks promotes Soriano
January 19, 2021
A+E Networks has promoted Liz Soriano to Senior Vice President, International Programming.
In her new role, Soriano oversees all of A+E’s global programming services to its linear and digital channel brands and content sales clients in more than 250 territories around the world. This includes activities related to product knowledge advisement, programming and scheduling strategies, and innovative content models and packaging. In addition, she is responsible for the management of A+E’s global program inventory and driving strategies that optimize content for distribution and licensing opportunities on any platform.
“Liz is an incredibly accomplished entertainment executive who has demonstrated her acute business and creative acumen to help build A+E Networks into a world-class provider of engaging content, and further grow the company into a top creator of global IP,” said Steve MacDonald, President, Global Licensing & International. “With Liz’s keen eye on the pulse of our industry and innate ability to design efficient delivery systems that supply our global pipeline, we are excited about the prospect for even greater growth under her continued guidance.”
A 30-year veteran in the industry, Soriano most recently held the role of Vice President, International Programming, after many years of supporting A+E’s channels in the Americas, APAC, and EMEA, guiding the global content sales team on the company’s program pipeline, and evolving the international programming team, from product knowledge experts to a full-fledged content strategy and management operation.