August 28, 2013 11.05 Europe/London By Julian Clover

Remi Abayomi has been named by A+E Networks UK as its senior director of broadcast operations.
In his new role, Abayomi will be responsible for A+E Networks UK’s expanding broadcast operations infrastructure across the company’s channels in the UK, Central Europe, Benelux, Scandinavia, the Middle East, Greece and Africa. He will work closely with the operations groups at A+E Networks and BSkyB.
A+E Networks UK’s channel portfolio includes HISTORY®, Crime & Investigation Network, H2, bio. and Lifetime, which is scheduled to launch this autumn in the UK.
Remi Abayomi reports to Tom Davidson, managing director of A+ E Networks UK.
Tom Davidson said: “Remi brings a wealth of experience across broadcast operations and systems integration, particularly in the international channel space, and we are delighted that he will be working on the expansion of our channels.”
Abayomi joins A+E Networks UK with 20-years’ experience specialising in broadcast operations, engineering and IT. Previously, he held executive positions at Viacom, MTV, Nickelodeon, and Fox Kids Europe, before starting his own consultancy.