Fox’s Finney handed SVOD promotion

Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution’s Kristen Finney has been promoted to senior VP, worldwide pay television and subscription on-demand.

Kristen FinneyIn the new role, Finney (pictured) will focus on expanding the US studio’s global SVOD business, while continuing to oversee pay TV and SVOD deals in the UK, Germany, Italy, Asia, India and Australia and across Central and Eastern Europe.

Finney, who was formerly VP, worldwide pay TV and SVOD, will continue to operate out of LA and report to the 21st Century Fox distribution firm’s executive VP, worldwide pay television and SVOD, Gina Grogi.

Commenting on the promotion, Brogi said: “Kristen has been a tremendous asset to our team. She is a skilled negotiator who has concluded some of our largest and most complicated pay and SVOD deals. Kristen’s achievements have significantly impacted the growth and success of our business.”

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