By Stuart Thomson
WarnerMedia has named Priya Dogra as president, WarnerMedia Entertainment Networks, EMEA and APAC.
Dogra will continue her responsibilities as EVP, strategy and corporate development for WarnerMedia in the meantime.
With her added responsibilities, she will report to Gerhard Zeiler, chief revenue officer, WarnerMedia and president, WarnerMedia International Networks. She replaces Giorgio Stock who stepped down at the end of June.
Dogra will have executive oversight and responsibility for programming, advertising, distribution and operations of the WarnerMedia Entertainment Networks which include the basic Turner and premium HBO networks in Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Asia-Pacific region.
She will share responsibility for the kids business in EMEA and APAC with Tom Ascheim, who was recently named president, Global Kids, Young Adults and Classics at Warner Bros.
Dogra has been with the company since 2009. In her current role she led the company’s global growth strategies and managed investment and M&A activity to support those strategies.
Zeiler said: “Priya is a world-class executive who has been driving WarnerMedia’s overall corporate growth initiatives and in particular our direct-to-consumer-strategy internationally. Her leadership, passion and knowledge of our international businesses will make an immediate impact on our organization. She is a great addition to my leadership team and to our EMEA and APAC businesses.”
Dogra said: “I am excited to take on this role particularly now as we refocus our efforts to connect our beloved brands and high-quality content directly with consumers around the world. I look forward to working closely with Gerhard, our broader leadership team and the EMEA and APAC organizations to strategically position us for continued success in a highly competitive marketplace.” https://www.digitaltveurope.com