The announcement was made at the Jornadas pay-TV conference in Buenos Aires by Mary Ann Halford of the Fox Entertainment Group. Ms.Halford was previously in charge of both channels. She will continue to oversee Fox's channel interests in the region, but her new title and responsibilities were not outlined. She is based in Los Angeles, as will be both Mr. Calemzuk and Mr. Lopez, who will report to her.
Mr. Calemzuk, now VP-general manager of Fox Kids Latin America, was formerly director of media ventures, Fox Latin Entertainment Channels. There he oversaw new media content strategy and created strategic alliances with companies such as Stan Lee Media.
Mr. Lopez was formerly director of ad sales for Fox Latin America channels, which include Fox Kids, Canal Fox and Fox Sports Latin America, and he managed the satellite sales offices in Miami. He is now VP-general manager for Canal Fox, a general entertainment channel.
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