A+E Networks UK has appointed former Discovery executive Christian Høyer to the newly created role of regional director, Nordic distribution.
Høyer will be responsible for leading the company’s affiliate deals in Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland for A+E Networks UK’s portfolio of channels including History, Crime & Investigation Network,Lifetime, Bio, and H2.
He will report to VP of commercial operations Bakori Davis and takes up his role immediately.
Previously Høyer was Nordic sales director of distribution for Discovery Networks Nordic, responsible for sales strategy throughout Scandinavia, prior to which he worked as director of distribution and marketing for SBS.
A+E Networks UK has channels available in 76 across the UK, Scandinavia, Benelux, central and eastern Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East.