Jeff Ford has been promoted to SVP, Content Development Europe & Africa, at Fox International Channels, reporting to Diego Londono, COO, FIC Europe & Africa.

“Jeff’s new role will allow us to produce even more distinctive, bold, original scripted entertainment for our FOX International Channel brands”, said Jan Koeppen, President FIC Europe and Africa.

Commenting on his appointment Jeff Ford added, “FIC has a content heritage second to none and a proven track record of creating high quality, innovative formats. This new role is a real opportunity to tap into the creative community in Europe. I am excited about the opportunity to collaborate with fantastic talent from the region and can’t wait to get started on our next international hit”.

Kelly ButlerKelly Butler is to resign as SVP Fox Sports Europe and Africa. Butler joined the company in October 2013.

“I’ve had a great experience at a thriving company filled with dynamic people. I have the utmost respect for the organization, particularly the Fox International Channel executive management team. I look forward to building on my time at FIC, focusing on creative ways to connect with sports fans globally using the latest innovations in digital media,” said Ms. Butler.