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Par TV taps Akens for sr. VP

Exec to o'see business, legal affairs for int'l division

HOLLYWOOD — Susan Akens has been tapped senior VP, business affairs, for the international television division of the Paramount TV Group.

In this newly created position, Akens will oversee all business and legal affairs for the division. She will concentrate on the areas of sales distribution, production and business development and work closely with L.A.-based execs and the field offices on all business ventures within the division’s strategic plan.

Akens joins Paramount from the law offices of O’Melveny & Myers in Los Angeles, where she served as special counsel for the entertainment, media and intellectual property department.

“Sue brings a wealth of expertise in the critical expansion areas of our division and will be counted upon not only for her technical skills, but also for her strategic vision to help grow our global business,” Paramount Intl. TV president Gary Marenzi said.

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