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PPV Exec Harvey Takes E! Slot

10/05/2001 10:09 AM Eastern

In Demand L.L.C. senior vice president of marketing and brand director Gavin
Harvey has left his post to take a position at E! Networks.

Harvey was named to the same title at E!, overseeing creative services;
advertising and research; on-air promotions and design; public relations; and
online marketing and promotions for E! Networks, including E! Entertainment
Television, Style and E! Online.

Additionally, he will oversee E! Networks' brand strategies worldwide,
according to the network.

Harvey takes over for former E! executive Stephen Croncota, who moved to E!
sister digital service Style as its senior vice president of programming.

'This is an extraordinary opportunity for me,' Harvey said. 'It's a return to
a company I helped to found, and I have a lot of passion for the category. E! is
a very strong company with a lot of growth ahead of it.'

Harvey rejoins E! president Mindy Herman, who was In Demand's president in
1999 when she recruited Harvey to the PPV service that same year from FX, where
they also both worked.

Harvey was also at E! in the late 1980s, when he held a number of marketing
positions.

Harvey is the second In Demand executive to follow Herman to E!. Former
executive vice president of entertainment Mark Sonnenberg left the company last
year to take a position at Intertainer Inc. before moving to E! earlier this
year.

'Gavin was part of E!'s marketing and branding team in its early, formative
years. We're thrilled to have him back at E! to lead our marketing efforts at
this exciting time in the organization's history,' Herman said.

'In the past, Gavin and I have worked closely at both In Demand and FX
Networks,' she added. 'I look forward to working with him again as we continue
to extend our brand globally and synchronize our marketing efforts
worldwide.'

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