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Alejandro Harrison named president, business development for AMCN Chellomedia

LONDON — AMC Networks has made changes to the senior management at Chellomedia, which it acquired from Liberty Global last month, and has renamed AMCN Chellomedia.

Eduardo Zulueta, managing director of Chello Multicanal, expands his role to include oversight of Chello Latin America. He will divide his time between Chello Multicanal’s Madrid office and Chello Latin America’s Buenos Aires and Miami offices.

Chello Latin America operates a collection of networks distributed primarily throughout Latin America, including MGM, Casa Club TV, El Gourmet and Europa Europa.

Chello Multicanal is one of the largest producers of thematic TV channels in Europe, with networks distributed in Spain and Portugal, including Canal Hollywood, Canal Panda, Canal Cocina and Odisea.

Alejandro Harrison, formerly head of Chello Latin America, has been named president, business development for AMCN Chellomedia. His responsibilities include expanding AMCN Chellomedia content into new territories and onto new platforms, and identifying M&A opportunities. He will continue to be based in Buenos Aires.

Zulueta and Harrison will continue to report to Ed Carroll, AMC Networks chief operating officer.

Dermot Shortt, managing director of Chello Zone, Mike Moriarty, managing director of Chello Central Europe, and Bruce Tuchman, president, AMC/Sundance Channel Global, will also continue to report to Carroll.

“Eduardo and Alejandro are strategic, seasoned executives,” said Carroll. “These new leadership roles will help us take advantage of their vision and operational skills as we continue to align and expand our global operations.”

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