KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 22, 2015-- Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE: SNI) has named Eleni Stratigeas Senior Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretary. Stratigeas oversees a wide range of governance and regulatory compliance matters, including the company's required filings and disclosures with the Securities & Exchange Commission and the New York Stock Exchange. She also guides the annual proxy and shareholder meeting process and serves as the company's primary shareholder services contact. She reports to Cynthia Gibson, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer.
Stratigeas was previously Vice President, Legal Affairs. In addition to her duties as Corporate Secretary, Stratigeas remains responsible for mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, international and domestic corporate matters, corporate finance, and commercial partnerships. She was instrumental in the company's international expansion, including the launch of joint ventures in Canada, Europe and Latin America, and the acquisition of Asian Food Channel in Asia. Recently, she was a key member of the deal team in the company's acquisition of TVN in Poland.
"Eleni is a well-respected and trusted advisor with a broad range of corporate legal experience," Gibson said. "We're fortunate to have someone with Eleni's credentials as a member of the senior management team to help guide the company's future growth."
Stratigeas joined Scripps Networks Interactive in 2007 as Director of Legal Affairs, and was named Vice President in 2010. She was previously an associate at the legal firm Baker & Hostetler LP in Cincinnati.
She is a member of the board of directors for the Association of Corporate Counsel for Tennessee, and is vice-chair of the East Tennessee Chapter. She is a graduate of the Volunteer Leadership Development Program of the United Way.
Stratigeas received her Juris Doctorate from Vanderbilt University Law School and graduated cum laude from the University of Utah with degrees in English and political science.
About Scripps Networks Interactive
Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE: SNI) is one of the leading developers of engaging lifestyle content in the home, food and travel categories for television, the Internet and emerging platforms. The company's lifestyle media portfolio comprises popular television and Internet brands HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, Cooking Channel, Travel Channel and Great American Country, which collectively engage more than 190 million U.S. consumers each month. International operations include TVN, Poland's premier multi-platform media company; UKTV, an independent commercial joint venture with BBC Worldwide; Asian Food Channel, the first pan-regional TV food network in Asia; and lifestyle channel Fine Living Network. The company's global networks and websites reach millions of consumers across North and South America, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Scripps Networks Interactive is headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn. For more information, please visit http://www.scrippsnetworksinteractive.com.
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