Buccieri has been named the president of A+E Networks Group after having served as president, A+E Studios, and A+E Networks Portfolio Group, since 2016
Paul Buccieri named president of A+E Networks Group
27 de julio de 2018
Hearst and The Walt Disney Company today announced that Paul Buccieri has been named the president of A+E Networks Group after having served as president, A+E Studios, and A+E Networks Portfolio Group, since 2016.
The announcement was made by Steven R. Swartz, president, and CEO of Hearst, and Ben Sherwood, co-chair of Disney Media Networks and president of Disney|ABC Television. Buccieri will report to the A+E Networks Group’s board of directors.
In his previous role, Buccieri was responsible for all aspects of A+E Studios and the A+E Networks brand portfolio.
In a joint statement, Swartz and Sherwood said, “Paul’s successful track record running A+E Studios and overseeing programming at the portfolio of brands, combined with his experience in worldwide production, distribution, syndication and digital, will further propel A+E Networks’ momentum. He’s a proven leader, strong collaborator and skilled programmer with an eye for identifying trends in the very competitive content marketplace. As we make this announcement, we also thank A+E Acting Chairman Abbe Raven for her leadership during the transition and her assistance in identifying Paul as the network’s next leader. Abbe will remain in her role at least through year-end.”
Buccieri added, “I want to sincerely thank our board members at Disney and Hearst for offering me this exceptional opportunity to lead A+E Networks during this transformative time in media. I could not be prouder of A+E's powerful brands, strong partnerships and, most importantly, the talented people I get to work with every day. We look forward to expanding on our solid foundation of creativity.”