A+E Networks has just made a number of key moves in the executive offices, including promoting Robert Sharenow to president of programming for A+E Networks. Nancy Dubuc, president and CEO of A+E Networks, made the announcement.
Additionally, Eli Lehrer returns to A+E Networks as executive VP of programming for History, Paul Cabana is taking on the newly created role of executive VP of Biography and History Digital, and Thomas Moody has been promoted to executive VP of program strategy and acquisitions for A+E Networks.
Sharenow will be working closely with Paul Buccieri, who oversees the business and commercial side of the A+E portfolio.
“Since 2015, Sharenow has served as EVP and General Manager, A&E and Lifetime,” the company noted in its announcement. “In his new role, Sharenow will be responsible for overseeing all content for A&E, Lifetime, History and the entire A+E Networks channel portfolio. Reporting to Sharenow will be Elaine Frontain Bryant, EVP, Programming at A&E; Liz Gateley, EVP, Lifetime, along with Lehrer and Moody.”
Said Dubuc: “Streamlining our portfolio’s creative structure under Rob combined with Paul’s business leadership will allow us to accelerate our creative decisions, deal making and strategies. Together with Elaine, Liz, Tom and now Eli returning home to A+E Networks, Rob’s programming team has a wealth of experience and some of television’s biggest hits in cable under their belts. I look forward to seeing their passion and creativity lead our networks to continued success.”
Robert Sharenow (A+E)