Grigory Lavrov will lead Trade Marketing across the combined region and Channel Management for TLC and DMAX in Turkey and Fatafeat in the Middle East.
Jamie Cooke, General Manager of Warner Bros. Discovery CEE, Baltics, Middle East, Mediterranean and Turkey (CEE MENAT), who took on his post in June, has announced his leadership team.
Speaking about the new team, Jamie Cooke said: “I have spent the last few weeks getting to know the key leaders across the combined business and learning as much as I can to make the best decisions for our structure and strategy moving forward. As we have a large and complex region, it’s reassuring to see we have so much talent and skilled people across the board. Therefore I’m pleased to announce today my leadership team who, together with their respective teams, will support me in driving the business of Warner Bros. Discovery forward in our region.”
Roni Patel will be responsible for managing Content Licensing for the combined region and the Nordics. Andrei Grigorescu will be responsible for Ad-Sales for the combined region.
Cristina Valasutean will lead Business Development and Distribution in Romania, Hungary, Czech Republic and Slovakia, whereas Kenechi Belusevic will lead Business Development and Distribution
Francesco Perta will be responsible for Business Development and Distribution in MENA and Turkey. Meanwhile, Grigory Lavrov will lead Trade Marketing across the combined region and Channel Management for TLC and DMAX in Turkey and Fatafeat in the Middle East.
Lee Hobbs will handle the EMEA-wide Pay TV channel business (including Discovery Channel, TLC, HGTV and ID brands), and will take on the responsibility for the new-look EMEA WBD Creative Agency servicing multiple content and channel brands.
Mabelie Bruijns will be responsible for all Communications across the combined region and PayTV Networks Business in EMEA.