A+E Networks Global Content Sales promotes Lori Hall, hands expanded FAST remit

Lori Hall

A+E Networks Global Content Sales, the company’s distribution arm, has promoted Lori Hall to VP of international programming.

Reporting to Liz Soriano, SVP of international programming, Hall’s elevated role sees her take on the programming, scheduling, and development of A+E’s FAST channels, in addition to her responsibilities as lead product knowledge advisor both to A+E’s international channels, and its Global Content Sales team.

Hall joined A+E Networks in 2016, initially working with the company’s domestic Lifetime and Lifetime Movie Network brands, following a run as VP of program planning, scheduling and acquisitions at Ovation TV.

In 2018, she moved to A+E International to advise its worldwide channel partners and according to A+E has since been a key player in the success of the company’s international linear and US AVOD/FAST channels, along with the creation of numerous program packaging models for Global Content Sales, and the  management of the company’s movie pipeline.

Hall’s promotion comes just a week after Dr Kerstin Gühne was appointed as VP of global content sales for EMEA.

 “Lori has been a longtime rising star at A+E Networks. An innovative, multi-faceted programming strategist, Lori has made tremendous impacts on our international channels, O&O digital channel brands, and countless other global content products,” said Soriano. “I look forward to her ongoing success, growth, and influence as A+E continues to expand and evolve across many platforms all around the world.”

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