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WBITD promotes Kenny and Abad

Exex upped by prexy Schlesinger

HOLLYWOOD — Warner Bros. Intl. TV Distribution has promoted Simon Kenny to exec VP, Europe, and Jose “Pepe” Abad to the new position of senior veep, Southern Europe, it was announced Thursday by WB Intl. TV prexy Jeffrey R. Schlesinger.

Kenny, who joined WBITD as senior VP, Europe, last year, will continue to oversee European sales teams based in London, Paris, Madrid, Rome and Munich responsible for television sales throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Based in London, Kenny reports to Schlesinger.

Abad, an eight-year vet at WBITD, will move up from managing director, Spain and Portugal, and will expand his brief to include oversight of Italy, Greece, Turkey and Cyprus. Based in Madrid, Abad reports to Kenny.

Kenny joined WBITD from Disney, where he worked for more than a decade. Abad joined WBITD as a sales executive for Spain and Portugal in 1996.

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