According to Reuters, Starz Encore Group LLC Tuesday named Robert Clasen to the new post of president of sales and marketing.
He will oversee affiliate relations and distribution.
Those duties had been the responsibility of Que Spaulding, 63, who has announced his retirement as Starz Encore's distribution head.
Clasen, 58, will also be responsible for consumer and affiliate marketing.
He will assume his new job July 21, Starz Encore said in a prepared statement.
Clasen was formerly president of Comcast Corp.