Media company AMC Networks has hired Christina Spade as its new Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Spade will be responsible for all of the company’s financial operations, including treasury, tax, accounting, financial planning & analysis, as well as investor relations and global technology for the AMC Networks portfolio. She will report to AMC Networks President and CEO Josh Sapan.
“Chris is an outstanding leader with a deep understanding of the media business and an impeccable track record driving strong financial and operational results,” said Mr. Sapan. “With her significant business transformation experience, Chris will be a strong addition to AMC Networks’ management team as we continue to reshape our company, accelerating our efforts to advance our streaming business while continuing to create the world-class content for which we are known.”
Ms. Spade has 30 years of finance experience, most notably within the media and entertainment industry. She most recently served as EVP, Chief Financial Officer for ViacomCBS, and prior to that she was Chief Financial Officer at CBS Corporation and Showtime Networks Inc..
“AMC Networks has built a strong portfolio of distinct brands that are synonymous with high quality,” said Ms. Spade. “I look forward to the opportunity to work with the AMC Networks team to build on the company’s long track record of innovation and success.”