Neil Klasky has joined A&E as senior VP of West Coast legal and business affairs. He will supervise production and talent negotiations for A&E, Lifetime and History.Univision has tapped Ignacio Meyer as veep of business development. The Spanish-lingo net has also upped Luis Patino to senior VP of Univision Television Group. Meyer was previously CEO of Wireless Latin Entertainment. Patino has been with the company since 1997. Judy Mitchell has been appointed veep of affiliate marketing and co-op at Warner Bros. Domestic Television. She joins WB after 19 years in affiliate relations at CBS. Vevo has promoted Alex Kisch to senior veep of business affairs and business development. He’s been with the musicvid streaming service in 2009. Spike TV has upped Cedric Foster to veep and g.m. of Spike Digital. He joined the company in 2006 and will oversee the cabler’s digital content and brand. Allison Halataei has joined the National Music Publishers Assn. as VP of government affairs. She will be the NMPA’s chief liaison with Congress and the federal government.
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