Konami Digital Entertainment brand management and production subsidiary 4K Media in New York has named Michelle Zamora Dean as senior manager, licensing and marketing. She comes from COPCorp/Knockout Licensing, where she served as licensing manager.


Christopher Barry has been elevated to senior vice president, head of finance and business planning, international and digital, at A+E Networks. He had formerly served as senior VP, international strategy and digital media for A+E Networks’ International division.


Maya Brooks has joined AMC and SundanceTV in Los Angeles as vice president of publicity and talent relations. She comes from Hulu, where she oversaw the successful launch campaigns for such original series as The Mindy Project, 11.22.63 and The Path.


Jonas Agin has been promoted to Disney Channel and Disney XD vice president of original series. He had been executive director, original series for Disney XD.

Also, Lauren Kisilevsky was upped to vice president, original movies at Disney Channel. She had been involved with the network’s original movie franchise since 2010.


Tom Poynton has joined Evolution Digital in Centennial, Colo., as regional director, sales, Central region. He comes from PPC, where he was director of national accounts, leading the Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications account teams.

Also, David Burns was named regional director of sales, Western region at Evolution. He had been senior director, North American sales at Elo Touch Solutions.


Los Angeles-based reality-show producer Tremendous! Entertainment has tapped Ronak Kordestani as head of development. She comes from Trium Entertainment/ INE Entertainment, also in Los Angeles.


Entertainment brand consultancy Troika in Los Angeles has named Kasumi Mihori as creative director. She comes from Turner Broadcasting System in Atlanta.


WE tv has added Lauren Lazin as an executive producer. The award-winning filmmaker and TV producer is the former senior VP, MTV News and documentaries.

Also, WE tv has elevated Kate Farrell to vice president, original programming. She had served as an executive producer of such series as Mary, Mary, Cutting It: In the ATL and Kendra on Top.