AMC Networks appoints SVP of advertising sales for LATAM

DetailsGabriel Miramar-Garcia | 03 March 2015

AMC Networks International Latin America (AMCNI Latin America) has appointed Hector Costa as senior vice president of advertising sales.

"Since the acquisition of Chellomedia in February 2014, AMC Networks' Latin American division has significantly expanded and strengthened its executive team," said Eduardo Zulueta, managing director of AMCNI Latin America & Iberia. "The appointment of Hector, a 20-year industry veteran and widely respected ad sales leader, demonstrates our commitment to advancing the business and our continued growth throughout the region."

Costa will oversee all ad sales activities for the AMCNI Latin America channels, including AMC, Sundance Channel, El Gourmet, Casa Club, Film&Arts and Europa Europa.

Before joining AMC Networks International, Costa served as senior vice president of advertising sales for Fox International Channels Latin America, and as SVP and managing director of FOX Networks. As head of ad sales, Costa managed more than 22 cable channels, including Fox Sports, FX and National Geographic.

Costa is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese. He received his Masters of Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University in Florida and his Bachelors of Marketing and International Business at Florida Atlantic University. He will be based in the company's Miami office.