Fox Networks has made a series of promotions and moves within its regional sales team in an effort to consolidate the unit,
Both Chris Killebrew and Bill Lyons have been named senior regional vice presidents of distribution, while Steve Carcano, currently senior vice president of distribution, will expand his purview under the restructuring. Oren Lieber also has been promoted to senior vice president of distribution.
"Chris and Bill are both seasoned executives who have been invaluable contributors to the growth of our businesses, and I look forward to seeing them build on this success in their expanded roles," said Mike Biard, executive vice president of distribution for Fox Networks in announcing the promotions. "Steve is a key member of our distribution team and will bring his broad industry experience to this new role."
Carcano will now assist Biard in overseeing the division's regional sales team, with Killebrew and Lyons reporting to him. Killebrew, who previously served as Southern regional vice president, will now oversee both the Southern and Western regions and is based in Atlanta. Lyons, based in New York, will oversee the Northeast and Midwest regions; he was previously Northeast regional vice president of distribution.
Lieber, who is based as the corporate offices in Los Angeles, will report to Biard in his new role. Prior to his promotion, he served as vice president of distribution, national accounts for Fox Networks.
"These moves streamline our distribution efforts across the country, which will not only improve efficiency but will also maximize growth opportunities for our networks," Carcano added. "Chris and Bill have been intimately involved with our efforts for many years, and these promotions recognize the valuable role they will continue to play in the coming years."