Starz Encore Ups One, Adds One


Leslie Toepfer has been promoted to director of sales for Starz Encore Group LLC’s national division, from district manager.

And the programmer has hired Bill Weimer as director of sales for the DirecTV Inc. account. Weimer had held sales and marketing posts at Fox Sports and Showtime Networks Inc.

Toepfer reports to division vice president of affiliate sales Tom Gove, while Weimer reports to senior VP of sales Bill Giorgio.