AMC Networks Names Kristin Dolan CEO in Surprise Announcement

The longtime board member is also the wife of chairman James Dolan

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AMC Networks has a new CEO.

Top line

On Wednesday afternoon, AMC Networks announced that Kristin Dolan, a longtime company board member and the wife of AMC Networks interim executive chairman James L. Dolan, has been named CEO, effective Feb. 27.

Between the lines

The announcement comes just a day after the company reorganized its commercial revenue group, focusing on the ad sales portion of the team and expanding roles for key leaders ahead of the upfront.

“Kristin is a proven executive and operational leader with a track record in driving organizational change, a history managing subscription-based businesses and a deep understanding of audience engagement and advertising.



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