Jeff Kupsky has been named as the new president of Turner Broadcasting System Europe. His remit will cover all of Turner’s television and multiplatform outlets in Europe including Cartoon Network, Boomerang and TCM (Turner Classic Movies), and commercial activities for CNN International. Key responsibilities include overseeing business development, marketing, distribution and public relations, as well as the entertainment channels’ advertising sales, research, operations and programming.
Kupsky replaces Nan Richards who recently chose to step back from her duties after 19 years with the company. He will be based in London and report to Louise Sams, president of Turner Broadcasting System International and executive vice president and general counsel of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
Previously formerly executive vice president of Turner Broadcasting System Europe, Kupsky joined Turner in 1981 and is on the board of CNN+ and CNN Turk, CNN’s joint ventures in Spain and Turkey, and Boing, the Italian children’s channel in partnership with Mediaset.