De las Casas replaces Centurion

Liberty Global’s niche channel packager for Spain and Portugal, Multicanal, has tapped pay-TV exec Pilar de las Casas as general director of movie service Hollywood Channel.

She replaces Rocio Centurion, appointed head of programming and acquisitions at NBC Global Networks Spain in January.

De las Casas was programming director at Discovery Channel for Spain and Portugal. She also worked as head of acquisitions at Sony Pictures TV Intl.’s AXN in Spain and TV production house Videomedia. Hollywood Channel offers 24-hour programming of U.S. studio pic titles, releasing some 350 titles per year.

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