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A&E raises veteran Goit

Exec to o'see revenue-generating divisions

NEW YORK — A&E has promoted Whitney Goit , one of the execs who helped launch the network in 1984, to the new post of senior exec VP.

Goit, who was exec VP, will take over responsibility for all of A&E’s revenue-generating divisions, including advertising sales, affiliate sales, consumer products and international.

Some of these slots have opened up with the retirement of exec veep E. James Greiner, who will stay on through December to ease the transition.

Before joining A&E as VP of marketing and advertising sales in 1984, Goit was VP of ad sales for Warner Amex Cable Communications.

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