Nicolas Eglau


Ex-A+E exec to lead ProSiebenSat.1 int’l efforts

Germany’s ProSiebenSat.1 has named former A+E Networks UK executive Nicolas Eglau to the new position of executive vice-president of international. Eglau, who was chief operating officer EMEA and general manager for Benelux the Nordics, CEE, the Middle East and Africa at A+E Networks, will take charge of ProSiebenSat.1’s international activities, including the European Media Alliance, […]

Trio upped in A+E management rejig

A trio of execs have been upped at A+E Networks and Sky’s A+E Networks UK joint venture. Adrian Pilkington (pictured left), Izabella Wiley (pictured right) and Mark Neil have all landed promotions in the restructure, which comes days after company COO Nicolas Eglau said he was exiting the channels business. Pilkington has been upped to […]

A+E’s European COO exiting

Nicolas Eglau is stepping down as COO of A+E and Sky’s joint venture operation. Eglau has been COO and general manager of A+E Networks UK since late 2015, joining from RTL’s business in the Netherlands. His role at the channels business spanned the UK, Nordics, Benelux and CEEMA regions, and A+E said today he will […]

A+E poaches finance chief from Scripps

A+E Networks UK, which runs the channel operator’s European operations, has recruited Mark Neil as its head of finance, bringing him over from Scripps Networks Interactive. Neil will start in his new role in January, leading the finance team and will replace Jan Volschenk, who will leave at the end of the year. At Scripps […]

A+E appoints African channels boss

A+E Networks has named a new general manager for Africa. Yusuf Nabee will take up the newly-created role on June 1, charged with securing new distribution for A+E’s regional channels portfolio and creating new commercial opportunities. He will be based out of Johannesburg, where he will build out a full local team. Nabee joins from […]

A+E Networks UK hires Sky veteran

A+E Networks has appointed Sky veteran Adrian Pilkington to the newly created role of senior vice president, distribution and strategy. Pilkington will join A+E Networks UK on September 1 and will oversee branded channel and digital distribution across the UK, Nordic, and Benelux regions, as well as in Central and Eastern Europe and the Middle […]

A+E Networks UK poaches RTL exec for COO post

Dean Possenniskie’s first major move since taking over at A+E Networks UK is the appointment of a COO and the promotion of Heather Jones to senior VP, content and creative. Possenniskie replaced Tom Davidson as managing director for the A+E Networks business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa last month, and has now named […]