Heather Jones has been promoted to the position of Senior Vice-President, Content and Creative EMEA, reporting to Dean Possenniskie, Managing Director, EMEA.
In her expanded role, she will provide strategic direction and management support across the A+E Networks EMEA operations: overseeing content and creative strategy and activity in all EMEA territories including acquisitions, commissions, marketing, branding, digital, creative and communications.  Jones will retain her General Manager responsibility for A+E Networks® UK.

Additionally, she will be the key EMEA partner to all A+E Networks International channels regarding new shows and formats that originate in the UK.  Jones will also play a central role in developing and executing international events and co-productions.

Heather Jones said: I’m delighted to be given the opportunity to work across the whole EMEA region alongside our talented local teams. We have exciting plans for all of our brands and I can’t wait to bring them to viewers in the UK and in EMEA. “

Jones became General Manager UK and Senior Vice President of Content and Creative in 2015, after joining the company as VP Programming in 2013. Prior to A+E Networks UK, she held positions at MTV, All3Media, Paramount Comedy and Flextech Television.

Dean Possenniskie, MD EMEA, said: Heather is an exceptional creative leader, and I am very positive to grow her role at A+E across our full EMEA business.

Hear from Heather Jones in her exclusive interview at the Televisual Factual Festival that takes place at BAFTA on 21-22 November. Find out more at televisual.com/festival

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