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NATPE Names New Head of Business Development


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NATPE has appointed Charles Weiss as its new senior VP of business development ahead of NATPE Miami 2019.

Weiss, who currently serves on the board of directors for the Broadcaster’s Foundation of America, is joining NATPE from Future, where he held the position of VP group publisher for Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News. His responsibilities included presiding over the advertising sales division and event portfolio. Earlier in his career, Weiss held executive-level positions at Backstage, Nielsen Business Media and Reed Business Information.

NATPE will take place January 22 to 24 at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami. Newly tapped NBC co-chairmen George Cheeks and Paul Telegdy have been confirmed as keynote speakers.

“We are excited to have Charlie join us here at NATPE,” said JP Bommel, the president and CEO of NATPE. “He brings with him invaluable experience and insight that align perfectly with NATPE’s mission to steer the business of content. Charlie is one of the most respected executives in our business and we are proud to have him join our team to grow the organization year-round. He’s uniquely qualified to navigate the constant change in our industry.”

Weiss added: “I’m privileged to be joining NATPE—a highly respected organization that stands synonymous with growth and innovation. As our industry continues to evolve, fueled with the inertia of content creation and distribution, NATPE has remained at the forefront of ambition and relevance. I look forward to building on their decades of amazing work of education and connectivity, and to providing our clients with the strongest opportunities, vehicles and value industry-wide.”











About Chelsea Regan

Chelsea Regan is the associate editor of World Screen. She can be reached at cregan@worldscreen.com.

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