Starz Encore Expands Marketing Team


Starz Encore Group LLC promoted Lauren Ruetz to director of media strategy and hired three other executives for its marketing department.

Former Adelphia Communications Corp. director of advanced video products Matt Emmons was named director of new-products strategy, and the company named former Comcast Corp. director of video-product management Clif Watkins director of affiliate marketing.

Starz Encore also named Gery English -- who previously worked for ad agencies Martin Williams, Rapp Collins Worldwide and McClain Finlon Advertising Inc. -- senior director of brand strategy.