Richardson has been promoted to president, WarnerMedia Entertainment Networks, Latin America
WarnerMedia promotes Whit Richardson
09 de julio de 2020
WarnerMedia is promoting Whit Richardson from president, Turner Latin America to president, WarnerMedia Entertainment Networks, Latin America, effective August 1, 2020.
Richardson is based in Atlanta and will continue to report to Gerhard Zeiler, Chief Revenue Officer, WarnerMedia & president, WarnerMedia International Networks.
In his new role, Richardson will have executive oversight and responsibility for programming, advertising sales, distribution, and operations for the WarnerMedia Entertainment Networks which include the basic Turner channels and Cinemax, as well as premium HBO and sports networks in the region. Richardson will share responsibility for the kid's business in Latin America with Tom Ascheim who was recently named the President of Global Kids, Young Adults, and Classics at Warner Bros.
Gerhard Zeiler said: “Whit is an incredibly talented and strategic executive, as well as a charismatic leader with a proven track record of delivering results in the Latin America region. He is highly respected within WarnerMedia and across the wider industry. I have complete confidence in Whit’s abilities to grow our world-class brands and lead the team through this dynamic and exciting time in our industry.”
“I am grateful for the opportunity to lead the newly combined WarnerMedia business in Latin America. With the coming together of Turner Latin America and HBO Latin America Group, we look forward to showcasing our tremendous collection of business and creative talent as well as our brands to our fans, partners and communities in Latin America,” said Richardson.