HBO Central Europe appoints Root

09.27 Europe/London, October 15, 2011 By Chris Dziadul

HBO Central Europe has appointed Antony Root as its executive VP, original programming and production.

Reporting to chief executive Linda Jensen, he will be responsible for drama, documentary and entertainment programming produced by HBO Central Europe.

Root has held a number of senior management posts including SVP of European production at Sony Pictures Television and president of Granada Entertainment USA, as well as positions at Granada TV, Thames Television and Working Title Television