CNBC Names New Vice President Of “Global Business Development”

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By Brian 

Elisabeth Y. Sami, the vice president of business development for NBC Universal Americas, has been named vice president of CNBC global business development, Mark Hoffman announced today. “In this new role, effective October 10th, Sami will report directly to Hoffman. She will be responsible for leading CNBC’s business development strategy across all platforms including CNBC, CNBC Asia, CNBC Europe and CNBC World as well as spearheading CNBC’s Internet Strategy.”

“We’re delighted to have Elisabeth here at CNBC. Her extensive background in international business development and strategy is what is needed now as CNBC prepares to expand its business and assume control of the CNBC International channels,” Hoffman says in the press release