15 October 2015

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 15, 2015-- Scripps Networks Interactive has named Henry Ahn as President, Content Distribution & Marketing. Ahn, who was previously Executive Vice President, will now oversee all aspects of distribution with both traditional linear partners and the rapidly increasing range of businesses seeking high-quality digital content.

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Henry Ahn, president, content distribution and marketing, Scripps Networks Interactive (Photo: Busin ...

Henry Ahn, president, content distribution and marketing, Scripps Networks Interactive (Photo: Business Wire)

"Henry is one of the most outstanding executives working in the content distribution space today. His knowledge and resolve have been essential to the successful renegotiation of major distribution contracts with key cable and satellite platforms, and he has been instrumental in ensuring that our brands have become must-haves among emerging non-traditional distribution services," said Steven J. Gigliotti, chief revenue officer, to whom Ahn reports.

Ahn, who remains based in Knoxville, joined Scripps Networks Interactive in 2011 following a 17-year career at NBCUniversal, where he oversaw various aspects of affiliate sales, business development and financial management before being named Executive Vice President of TV Networks Distribution.

Ahn's prior professional experience includes working as a financial analyst at HBO and Comedy Central, and managing strategic planning and analysis for EMI Records Group. He is a graduate of Boston College and holds a master's in business administration from Fordham University.

Ahn is widely-respected as an industry leader and has earned numerous industry honors over the years, including the 2013 NCTA Vanguard Award for Marketing. Ahn was also inducted into CableFAX's 2010 Sales Hall of Fame, as well as being named to their "Most Influential Minorities in Cable" and "Top 100 Cable Power Players" list.

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. 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.

Source: Scripps Networks Interactive

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