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A+E ups Asian content sales exec

Pooja-Nirmal-Kant,-Director-International-Content-Sales,-Asia-A+E-NetworksThe Asian division of channel operator A+E Networks has upped Pooja Nirmal Kant to director, international content sales.

In her new role she will oversee programme sales across Southeast Asia from A+E’s Singapore base and report to Glen Hansen, vice president, international content sales, Asia-Pacific, who joined the company last year.

Kant joined A+E in 2013 and was previously senior manager, international content sales. Prior to that she was at Disney and NBCUniversal.

“Pooja has been exemplary in contributing to year-on-year growth via existing relationships and partnerships throughout Asia, while successfully breaking into new markets and developing opportunities throughout the region,” said Hansen. “