Starz Hires Netflix & Lionsgate Execs To Bolster International Digital Networks Team

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Starz has hired executives from Netflix and Lionsgate as it bolsters its international digital networks team. The Lionsgate-owned company has appointed Darren Nielson as Senior Vice President of Distribution and Business Development and Jeff Cooke as Vice President of Programming. Neilson will lead the distribution and business development for the Starz-branded digital and linear services and channels and will look to develop expansion strategies, identify and evaluate…