Equestrian sports activities community Horse & Nation TV has tapped John Penney for its board of administrators.
Penney was beforehand government VP of client growth and strategic partnerships at 20th Century Fo, the place he was chargeable for new enterprise initiatives and partnerships. Earlier than that he was chief technique officer of Lionsgate-owned community Starz and chairman of Starz Pay Arabia, which operates within the Center East and North Africa. Penney has additionally labored at HBO, IMG and Viacom.
“We’re delighted that John has agreed to hitch the H&C Board,” mentioned Horse & Nation TV CEO Heather Killen. “At a time once we are making nice strides in increasing our portfolio and our subscription enterprise, his information and experience on this space will turbo-charge our efforts.”
“I’m father to a devoted equestrian daughter so I do know the sector, the fervour it conjures up and, most significantly, the dimensions of the chance,” mentioned Penney, who began his profession as a banker and fairness analysis analyst. “I’m wanting ahead to bringing my ability set to bear on an enchanting enterprise at a key part in its growth.”
H&C relies in London and out there through related TV, cell and internet subscriptions within the U.S., U.Ok, Eire, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden and Australia. The corporate just lately acquired EQ Sports activities Web. H&C is accessible through Apple TV, Android TV, Roku, Amazon Hearth TV, and Amazon Prime Video.