Former Turner Broadcasting Chief Executive Officer to join in 2017
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"We are delighted to add a media executive with the knowledge and experience of Phil Kent to the board of Scripps Networks Interactive," said Kenneth W. Lowe, President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Scripps Networks Interactive. "Phil has led complex organizations that grew in the face of increased competition, and has a deep understanding of the international media landscape that will be critical as we continue to focus on growth outside the United States. His strategic knowledge and commercial acumen will be invaluable to the board and the company."
Phil Kent joined
David Galloway will leave the Scripps Networks Interactive board after nine years of dedicated service with Scripps Networks Interactive and six years with the board of
"David has been an incredible asset to the board and provided valuable service to the company during his tenure," Lowe said. "We will all miss his leadership and counsel, and we wish him all the best in his well-deserved retirement."
Galloway was previously President and CEO of
About Scripps Networks Interactive
Scripps Networks Interactive (Nasdaq: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-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Scripps Networks Interactive is headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn. For more information, please visit scrippsnetworksinteractive.com.
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