GRB Taps A+E Alum, Strengthens Sales & Acquisitions Team


SHERMAN OAKS: GRB Entertainment has appointed former A+E Networks exec Melanie Torres as its new director of international sales and elevated Liz Levenson to the post of VP of acquisitions and sales.

Torres will be responsible for sales growth and profitability in Latin America, U.S. Hispanic, CEE, CIS and Spanish-speaking Europe. Prior to joining GRB, Torres served as associate manager of international content distribution at A+E Networks. She spent four years at A+E, working across Latin America, U.S. Hispanic, U.S. Syndication, Canada, the U.K., Benelux, CEE and CIS.

Levenson has worked at GRB for three years and has been promoted from a director role. She handles worldwide acquisitions for the international division and is responsible for sales in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

“GRB is very excited to welcome Melanie Torres as our new director of international sales,” said Michael Lolato, the senior VP of international distribution at GRB Entertainment. “Her experience and global connections will help GRB move to the next level. We are also pleased to promote Liz Levenson to vice president, recognizing the many contributions she has brought to GRB in both sales and strategic acquisitions during her first three years with the company.”