15 OCT 2020

A+E NETWORKS APPOINTS NEW EVP STRATEGY AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

The company has named Matthew Glotzer Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, it was announced by Steve MacDonald, President of Global Licensing & International, to whom he will report.

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Matthew Glotzer

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A+E Networks has named Matthew Glotzer Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, it was announced by Steve MacDonald, President of Global Licensing & International, to whom he will report. In his newly created position, based in New York, Glotzer is tasked with creating distribution and sales strategies to monetize A+E’s vast library of content across all platforms, supporting the company’s businesses globally, including programming, acquisitions and productions for A+E channels outside the United States, as well as international content sales across 220 territories.

“A+E Networks is a global content company that stands at the forefront of storytelling. As we navigate today’s marketplace, where technology continually changes the media landscape, we look forward to Glotzer’s leadership as the newest member of our senior team. Matt is recognized as a talented, forward-thinking executive with extensive experience and demonstrated success in strategy, finance and operations. I am excited he will play a vital role in our continued growth as the lead executive charged with developing and operationalizing the overarching strategic vision for A+E Networks’ content monetization across the globe,”  MacDonald said.

Meanwhile, Glotzer commented: “I am thrilled to join such a passionate and creative team as the content landscape continues to evolve. I look forward to helping A+E Networks innovate in the creation and distribution of its rapidly expanding portfolio”.

A seasoned executive with more than 25 years at the crossroads of media and technology, Glotzer has led strategy, finance, content licensing, product/service development and creative initiatives in the music, film and television, and technology sectors. He joins A+E Networks from Intertrust Technologies Corporation, a pioneer in digital media, where he served as Chief Financial Officer and Head of Strategy, leading the company’s interactions with the content and media industry.