New exec joins A+E

October 2, 2013 09.42 Europe/London By Chris Dziadul

A+E Networks has Christian Høyer in the newly created role of regional director, Nordic Distribution.

He will be responsible for leading the company’s affiliate distribution efforts in Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland for A+E Networks UK’s portfolio of channels, including History, Crime & Investigation Network, Lifetime, Bio, and H2.

Høyer will report to Bakori Davis, VP of commercial operations, and will take up his new position immediately.

Before joining A+E Networks UK, Høyer was Nordic sales director of distribution for Discovery Networks Nordic, responsible for sales strategy throughout Scandinavia.

Previously he worked as director of distribution and marketing at free-to-air group, SBS TV.