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Marcel Mares has joined AMC Networks as the country manager for the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

amc mares 15 may 2018Under the auspices of AMC Networks International  – Central and Northern Europe (AMCNI CNE), Mares will oversee sales and operations in the two territories where the company distributes 14 channels in the sport, film and series, kids and infotainment genres. Based in Prague, he will be responsible for developing the company’s portfolio of brands and increasing profitability.

Mares was most recently at Discovery Communications, where he served as a regional sales, distribution and business development manager for five years. While there, he achieved full distribution for the networks’ portfolio of channel brands in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Additionally, he integrated the Eurosport portfolio internally and managed its distribution in these territories.

Previous to his role at Discovery, Mares worked at various international businesses, among them Duracell International, Energizer and Philips where he was a country manager.

"We are very excited to have someone of Marcel’s calibre bring his strong business development expertise, excellent sales skills and strategic thinking to AMCNI CNE,” said Balázs Hajós, vice president of affiliate sales, AMCNI CNE. “Marcel’s appointment will build on our growth trajectory across the Czech Republic and Slovakia and further solidify our portfolio of diverse and compelling brands.”