Starz has promoted Ken Segna to vice president, original programming.

Segna will be based at the Beverly Hill office. He will be taking the lead on new development and current productions, including the upcoming Starz original series “Power” and “Survivor’s Remorse.” He will also oversee the production of “The Girlfriend Experience,” an anthology series produced by Transactional Pictures that was recently greenlit by Starz.

Segna started at Starz in 2010 as an executive assistant and was most recently director, original programming.

“I am extremely pleased to announce the well-deserved promotion of Ken Segna, who has risen through the ranks at Starz from executive assistant in 2010 to vice president of original programming today,” said Carmi Zlotnik, managing director for Starz. “With many high profile projects in the pipeline, Ken will be instrumental in our future original programming efforts.”