Samantha Maltin has been named senior VP of marketing for cablers History and H2. She was previously senior veep of global partnerships for Viacom Intl. Media Network.

Strand Releasing has tapped Michael Williams as veep of theatrical sales and acquisitions. He was most recently a marketing and production consultant to Disney Channel.

Nickelodeon has promoted Jim Mollica to senior veep of consumer marketing. He had been veep of digital marketing.

IFC has promoted Craig Parks to senior veep of digital media and alternative content, reporting to prexy and general manager Jennifer Caserta. Parks was veep of digital media for the AMC Networks cabler.

Nancy Jo has joined Bravo Media as veep of digital strategy and business development. She comes to the NBCUniversal cabler from Vevo, where she was senior director of business development.

Comcast Entertainment Studios has named Emily Mayer veep of development. She had held the same post at GRB Entertainment.

All3Media USA has appointed Anne Jordan as senior VP of business affairs. Jordan had been general counsel and exec veep for the Africa Channel.

Parul Patel has been upped to veep of factual co-productions and sales for BBC Worldwide. Patel, who is based in Gotham, joined the Beeb in 2001 as a sales exec in its footage licensing unit.