Nine bulks in U.S.

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Kerry Packer’s Nine Network has bolstered its U.S. team by upping Sydney-based communications topper Andrea Keir to prexy of acquisitions and programming in North America.

Based in L.A., Keir will work with L.A.-based consultant Russell Watkins and Sydney-based programmer Michael Healy. She reports to Nine deputy CEO David Gyngell.

Nine’s most successful open-market acquisition was “Sex and the City.” The channel has output deals with Hallmark, DreamWorks, Warners, CBS, New Regency and Roadshow.

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