Derek Chang Elevated at Scripps


KNOXVILLE: Scripps Networks Interactive has promoted Derek Chang to serve in the new role of head of international lifestyle channels.

Chang is currently the company’s managing director for the Asia Pacific. In his new post, Chang will continue to report to Jim Samples, the president of international. He will relocate to London in July.

In this new role, Chang will be responsible for leading and setting the strategic direction for the company’s international owned and operated lifestyle channels. Phillip Luff, the managing director for the U.K. and EMEA, and Eduardo Hauser, the managing director for Latin America and the Caribbean, will report to Chang. He will also continue to directly manage the Asia-Pacific operations.

Samples said, “Since joining Scripps Networks nearly three years ago, Derek has demonstrated a steady track record of building value for the company. We are confident that he is well suited to unlock untapped potential in the international marketplace.”

He added, “We have a world class international senior leadership team driving the growth and expansion of Scripps Networks Interactive’s international business. Derek’s appointment to head up the regional teams headquartered in London, Singapore and Miami reflects our commitment to building out our lifestyle channel portfolio across the globe.”