Heather Jones has been promoted to the position of General Manager at A+E Networks UK.
As GM, she will assume responsibility for the company’s portfolio of UK channels, which includes History, H2, Crime+Investigation and Lifetime UK. She will take up the new post as of February 1st and will report directly to Tom Davidson, Managing Director of A+E Networks UK.
Heather Jones has been with A+E Networks UK since July 2013, when she joined as Vice-President of Programming. In that role she oversaw programming for the UK channels, including the commissioning and acquisitions process, and was instrumental in the launch of Lifetime UK in November 2013.
“With her in-depth knowledge of the TV landscape, combined with a vision and passion for great entertainment, Heather is the perfect candidate to drive the UK business to deliver its full potential”, said Tom Davidson. “I am delighted that she has accepted this well-deserved promotion.”
“I am excited to be taking up this new opportunity at A+E Networks”, added Heather Jones. “I love each of the channels in our UK portfolio and I can’t wait to get stuck into the new challenges that this broader remit will bring.”