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NBCU Int’l taps Latam head

Bettsteller named managing director

Ken Bettsteller is joining NBCUniversal Intl. as managing director of Latin America for Universal Networks Intl. as the company continues the integration of its four international TV operations into a single infrastructure.

Based in Miami, Bettsteller will report to Belinda Menendez, prexy of international TV distribution and the Universal Networks wing.

He previously worked in private equity, building commercial and digital strategies for entertainment and education companies. Before that he had stints at E! Entertainment Television, News Corp. and Twentieth Century Fox, where he managed worldwide pay TV distribution as executive VP.

NBCUniversal also named its integrated territory leaders. They are: Maxim Mikhailov, managing director of international TV, Russia; Carolyn Stalins, m.d. of international TV, France; Maria Sanchez-Munoz, m.d. of international TV for Spain and Portugal; and Marwen Helayel, m.d. of international TV for the Middle East, Greece and Turkey.

All four will add oversight of U Networks in addition to their TV distribution responsibilities.

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