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A+E Elevates Evan Silverman to EVP Global Digital Products and Platforms

A+E Networks has elevated Evan Silverman to executive VP, global digital products and platforms, the company announced Monday.

Silverman in his new role will oversee the digital product, technology and design teams for A+E Networks, which includes A&E, History, Lifetime, FYI and LMN.

In addition, Silverman will oversee platforms for the company, including consumer-facing websites, TV Everywhere apps, direct-to-consumer SVOD products, as well as new initiatives with devices such as Amazon Echo and Google Home, said the network.

For more, go to multichannel.com.

R. Thomas Umstead
R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.