Discovery Ups Breza

Discovery Communications Inc. has promoted Cathi Breza to vice president, program financing and distribution.

Breza had been director of private networks.

In her new role, she will be responsible for setting the operational strategy to support and grow the program financing and distribution worldwide sales business.

The programmer also announced that its business-affairs and production-management department -- headed by executive VP for business affairs, production management and program financing and distribution Dara Altman and already including Discovery Networks International head of business affairs Barbara Bellini -- has added VP of business affairs John Weimer, VP of business affairs Jonathan Sichel, director of business affairs Minal Damani, director of business affairs Camilla Carpenter, director of business affairs for the U.K. George Avory, VP of production management Alan Grabelsky, director of productions-systems operations Glen Gagnon, director of talent business affairs Terry Danuser and director of talent business affairs Moji Adejuwon.