FOX appoints new managing director for Spain, Portugal

DetailsJuan Fernandez Gonzalez | 28 January 2015

Vera Pinto Pereira has been appointed as the new managing director at FOX International Channels (FIC) for Spain and Portugal, a move which comes a year after she joined FOX as chief operating officer (COO) for FIC Southern Europe and Africa.

ficvera"Vera joined FIC with extensive and relevant pay-TV experience and has since demonstrated not only her ability to lead across business units, but to build first-rate partnerships with our affiliates and advertisers," said Adam Theiler, executive VP of FIC Southern Europe and Africa, to whom Pinto will continue to report.

"Her promotion to managing director of FIC Spain and Portugal is a testament to her applied vision, persistent drive and tireless dedication to the teams that deliver FOX and National Geographic Channels every day," adder Theiler. "A pioneer in Portuguese pay-TV, Vera's new role will allow her a more central, active, role in shaping the future of FIC Channel brands in Iberia."

With a degree from Lisbon University, Vera has also contributed to launching and managing Portugal Telecom's pay-TV platform MEO. In other previous roles, she was TV service director at ZON Optimus and founder of Innovagency, a Portuguese consulting company focused on strategic and technological innovation.