Scripps Promotes Ahn to President, Content Distribution and Marketing

AhnNBCUniversal and HBO veteran Henry Ahn was promoted to president of content distribution and marketing at HGTV and Food Network parent Scripps Networks Interactive.

In addition to overseeing traditional linear TV distribution, Ahn will pursue deals with “the rapidly increasing range of businesses seeking high-quality digital content,” Scripps said in Thursday’s announcement.

Ahn will report to Scripps Chief Revenue Officer Steven Gigliotti. “Henry is one of the most outstanding executives working in the content distribution space today. His knowledge and resolve have been essential to the successful renegotiation of major distribution contracts with key cable and satellite platforms, and he has been instrumental in ensuring that our brands have become must-haves among emerging non-traditional distribution services,” Gigliotti said.