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Patricio Teubal appointed GM of A+E Networks Italy

Will oversee three channel brands History, Crime+Investigation, and Blaze

A+E Networks Italy has announced the appointment of Patricio Teubal as its new general manager.

Teubal will join the broadcaster in December. His remit will include overseeing A+E channels History, Crime+Investigation and Blaze.

Prior to joining A+E Networks Italy, Teubal was managing director of Blackant, a media and sports advisory company, that has consulted for major clients such as Rai (Italian state-owned broadcasting company). His CV also includes time as CEO of Sicilian football team Palermo in Serie A; head of Mediaset Italia and Endemol Argentina.

Dean Possenniskie, managing director, A+E Networks EMEA, to whom Teubal will report, said: “I’m thrilled to have Patricio, a seasoned media executive and entrepreneur with great energy and acumen, join the A+E Networks family as our new general manager of Italy.

“His deep-rooted experience spans traditional and digital media across many disciplines and roles. We look forward to his oversight and leadership as we continue to evolve and grow our business and brands in Italy.”

“I’m so excited to join A+E Networks,” Teubal said. “The whole media industry is undergoing deep and fast changes, and A+E is undoubtfully one of the leading companies that is driving this new era. I’m looking forward to working with the Italian team and enhance our great brand and content distribution in the market.”