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2/13/2017 8:00 AM Eastern

A+E NETWORKS
A+E Networks has has named Sun Young Moon as head of content and development, North Asia, based in Seoul, South Korea. She comes from Fox International Channels, where she was VP, programming and channel head of National Geographic Channels Asia, Star World Asia and Channel [V] Asia.

 

CHYRONHEGO
Casper Plessing
has joined Melville, N.Y.-based Chyron- Hego as vice president of sales for Iberia, encompassing Spain and Portugal. He had been sales manager at VidiGo, recently acquired by Chyron- Hego.

 

GRB ENTERTAINMENT
Laura Icken
was named vice president of legal and business affairs at Los Angeles-based production company GRB Entertainment. She comes from Playboy TV, where she was VP, business and legal affairs.

 

JENNER & BLOCK
Attorney David W. Sussman has joined Jenner & Block as special counsel its New Yorkbased Content, Media & Entertainment (CME) Practice. He most recently had served as chef legal officer at NBCUniversal’s Content Distribution Group.

 

OTTER MEDIA
Los Angeles-based Otter Media has tapped Billy Parks as executive vice president of creative and content strategy. He comes from Otter-owned global youth media company Fullscreen Media, where he was senior VP of the Strategic Content Group.

 

REDBOX
Ash Eldifrawi
was named chief marketing and customer experience officer at Redbox. He comes from Gogo, where he was chief commerical officer.

 

SEVENTYSIX
Philadelphia-based ecommerce, media, sports retail and health care venture-capital firm SeventySix Capital has added Brian Selander as entrepreneur in residence. Selander is executive VP of Whistle Sports Network.

 

TROIKA
Bonnie Rosen
has joined strategic branding agency Troika in Los Angeles as an account director. The former Viacom Media Networks executive had most recently served as a consultant.

 

TRULY ORIGINAL
New York-based production company has elevated Nikki Borrelli to executive vice president, production, and Bryan Hale to executive vice president, production. Borrelli has been senior VP, production and operations at Original Media; Hale had been senior VP, head of West Coast development at True Entertainment.

 

TURNER
Michael Quigley
was elevated to executive vice president of commercial operations, content strategy and monetization for Turner’s TBS and TNT networks. He had been senior VP, brand distribution at Turner Content Distribution.

 

WARNER/CHAPPELL
Aaron Gant
was named senior vice production of production at Warner/Chappell Production Music. He had been VP, production at the company.

 

WGN AMERICA
David Diedrich
was elevated to senior vice president, national ad sales, at WGN America, based in the network’s Los Angeles office. He had been VP, ad sales and brand partnerships, Western region.

 

YES NETWORK
YES Network in New York has named John Zeigler as senior director, creative services. He comes from Los Angeles-based Z Living Network, where he was VP, creative services and digital media.

 

Also, Ted Marino was named vice president, finance, at YES Network. He had been VP, financial planning and analysis at the Westwood One Network in New York.

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