Appointments bolster department run by Jeff Olde

E! has announced several appointments within the net’s programming and development department, which is run by exec veep Jeff Olde.

Blythe Asher has been upped to senior v.p. of talent development and casting, and Leela Pon to veep of programming and development. Damla Dogan will continue to serve as senior vice prez of programming and development.

Missy Fox has also been promoted to director of programming and development, and Julie St. Aubin to manager of the department. Pair report to Dogan. Kate Hoenigsberg now serves as director of scripted programming, and reports to Kevin Plunkett, senior veep of scripted at E!.

“Led by Damla, Blythe, Leela and Kevin, our talented team has contributed substantially to E!’s ongoing growth as a global pop culture brand,” said Olde. “We are excited for what’s ahead and look forward to collaborating with the creative community in new ways that build on the success of our popular franchises.”

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