Marsh, Stewart assume new responsibilities
LONDON — Sony Pictures Television Networks is to split its business across Europe, the Middle East and Africa into two.The region will be divided into Western Europe, led by Kate Marsh, and Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa, led by Lyle Stewart. Both execs will report into Andy Kaplan, prexy of SPT Networks. Marsh, in the new role of senior vice prexy for Western Europe, will continue to lead the U.K. and Italy, but also takes responsibility for Iberia and for developing opportunities in the Netherlands, Scandinavia and France. Stewart is promoted to senior VP for Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa, continuing to oversee business across Germany, Russia, the Baltics and Africa, while adding Central Europe to his remit and leading new opportunities in Turkey, Greece and the Middle East.