Shane Rahmani, formerly of Thrillist, has taken a new position with Electus, effective immediately. The exec will work as vp of corporate development, reporting directly to Drew Buckley, COO and head of digital for the company.
In his new role Rahmani will work on business development, as well as mergers and acquisitions in the digital and domestic and international television businesses.
Rahmani is uniquely suited to the job of managing business decisions around Electus's stable of content and its multiple distribution platforms. The exec has worked at MTV in the network's digital media group, in addition to a stint at Microsoft in the XBox Live division. He is from South Africa and is married to actress Amy Rutberg.
Recently, Rahmani has worked as strategic advisor at Lerer Ventures, the venture capital fund started by Thrillist CEO Ben Lerer.