A+E Networks EMEA Ups Marianna Kritikos


A+E Networks EMEA has promoted Marianna Kritikos to VP of commercial advertising and partnerships and regional director for the Nordics and Benelux.

Kritikos was previously director of on-air strategy for the U.K. and international and director of commercial operations for the Nordics and Benelux. She joined A+E Networks EMEA in 2013 and previously held roles at Sky and Time Warner.

Kritikos will lead A+E Networks EMEA’s London-based sales team, with a remit to drive digital and sponsorship and airtime revenues across its channel brands in the U.K., the Nordics, Benelux, Central and Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East. She will report to Adrian Pilkington, COO of EMEA and general manager of Northern Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

“Marianna has a wealth of commercial and operational experience and is an extremely successful and respected leader within our business,” Pilkington said. “Her previous experience at Sky gives her a great understanding of our most important partnership. We’re excited to see her excel as our business evolves.”

“I’m excited to be taking on this new role at a time of growth for A+E Networks EMEA,” Kritikos said. “I look forward to unlocking opportunities that innovate, build and drive adoption of new advertising solutions for partners.”