Michael Cagnazzi advanced to senior vice president, digital product development, at AMC Networks, based in New York. He had been VP.
Courtney Thomasma has joined BBC America as vice president, research. She comes from Sundance TV, where she was director, research.
Reality show producer Bunim/Murray Productions in Los Angeles has elevated Gil Goldschein to chairman and CEO of the company. He had been president.
Current chairman Jonathan Murray will transition into a new role as executive consultant.
Also, Jeff Jenkins was named executive vice president, development and programming; Julie Pizzi was named executive vice president, development and programming; and Scott Freeman was tapped as executive vice president, international.
Clay McCreery has joined Concurrent Computer as senior vice president of worldwide sales. He was senior VP, North American regional cable at Arris.
Liz Gateley was named executive vice president, head of programming at Lifetime. She returns to the network from DiGa, a full-service production company she established with Tony DiSanto.
NBC Universal has named Chris Czarkowski as senior vice president, Hispanic Group Advertising Sales, NBC Universo. He had been VP, Entertainment Advertising Sales Group.
Harish Peri has joined Nielsen as senior vice president, product marketing across its Ratings and Planning products. He comes from Salesforce.com, where he had served as senior director of product marketing and solutions.
Art Maulsby has joined Schoen Media Group in Los Angeles as senior vice president of communications.
Chachi Senior has joined Spike TV as senior vice president, original series. He had been CEO of Ardaban, a dedicated entertainment format company developing shows in conjunction with Shine America.
Wayne Goldstein was upped to senior vice president, international research at Sony Pictures Television. He had been VP, new media research.
Starz has elevated three members of its corporate communications group: Eric Becker to senior vice president, corporate communications; Shannon Buck to senior vice president, programming publicity; and Colleen Curtis to senior vice president, consumer of digital publicity.
Also, Starz has promoted Jen Mintz to vice president, marketing, based in Beverly Hills, Calif. She had been director, originals marketing.