AMCNI LatAm Appoints Affiliate Distribution VP


AMC Networks International (AMCNI) – Latin America has promoted Alejandro Kember to VP of affiliate distribution.

In his new role, Kember will work out of Miami under Ed Palluth, AMC Networks International’s executive VP of global distribution. He will oversee all distribution initiatives related to AMCNI – Latin America’s network portfolio, which includes AMC, SundanceTV, El Gourmet, Más Chic, Film & Arts and Europa Europa. He will also manage the company’s affiliate relations across the region.

Previously, Kember was AMCNI’s VP of distribution for the Southern Cone, Andean Region and Caribbean. Earlier in his career, he served as VP of affiliate sales and distribution for the Andean Region and Southern Cone at Chello Media, prior to the company being acquired by AMCNI. He was also manager of Southern Cone sales and distribution at Pramer.

“Alejandro has played a key role in driving our portfolio’s rapid growth in recent years, as well as in the design and implementation of our launch strategy for the Andean Region, Southern Cone and Caribbean markets,” said Palluth. “We are confident that in this new role, Alejandro will help accelerate our position as one of the fastest-growing and most innovative companies in Latin America.”

Eduardo Zulueta, the president of AMC Networks International Iberia and Latin America, added: “AMC Networks International is committed to providing opportunities to executives with talent and ambition, qualities that Alejandro has demonstrated and that fully justify his promotion. We are proud to have Alejandro on our management team and we are confident he will make a substantial contribution to the continued development of our business in Latin America.”