LOS ANGELES – Fox Networks Group (FNG) today announced the promotions of two key members of its advertising sales team: Audrey Steele to Executive Vice President, Sales Research Insights and Strategy; and Suzanne Sullivan to Executive Vice President, Entertainment Sales.
In their new positions, Steele will be responsible for leveraging the value of FOX audiences, engagement and attention to market the multiplatform sales and programming strategies of FOX broadcasting and cable entertainment; Sullivan will oversee national sales and client solutions for the Fox Networks Group’s entertainment brands, leading strategy and execution of cross-network, multiplatform sales to maximize revenue and partnership opportunities.
FNG President of Advertising Sales Toby Byrne said: “I’m pleased to recognize Audrey and Suzanne for their outstanding contributions to the growth and success of advertising sales across the whole Fox portfolio. They both possess the unique skill set of leadership coupled with analytic and strategic thinking. Audrey’s contributions in the development of multiplatform tools, measurement tactics and sales positioning have been crucial as our organization has evolved. Suzanne’s sales experience and insight to marketplace dynamics make her a vital member of our executive team. Their dedication and focus on creative solutions has enabled Fox’s advertising partners to take full advantage of our bold programming and unmatched audience engagement."
Steele, who previously served as Senior Vice President, Sales Research and Marketing for FOX Broadcasting, was a primary contributor to the development of FOX’s recently announced AIM suite of targeting tools. Prior to joining FOX, Steele was Senior Vice President of Strategic Media Resources at Zenith Media, where she was named an Ad Age Media Maven. Sullivan was most recently Senior Vice President, Fox Networks Group Sales working with key sales accounts across the Fox portfolio. She joined Fox Broadcasting as an Account Executive in 2005 and served as Senior Vice President, Eastern Sales for Fox Broadcasting Entertainment from 2011 to 2014. Prior to joining Fox, Sullivan spent 12 years in the media buying departments at BBDO and OMD.
About Fox Networks Group
Fox Networks Group (FNG) is a primary operating unit of 21st Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA). FNG consists of Fox Television Group, which includes Fox Broadcasting Company and 20th Century Fox Television; Fox Sports Media Group; Fox Cable Networks, which includes FX Networks and National Geographic Partners; and Fox Networks Group Europe, Asia and Latin America. Together these units create, program and distribute the world’s most popular entertainment, sports and nonfiction programming.