Raffaele Annecchino is Executive Vice President and Managing Director for Viacom International Media Networks' (VIMN) South Europe, Middle East & Africa.
In this role Annecchino works to expand VIMN's business and
awareness of its brands, including MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy
Central, Paramount Channel, VH1, Game One and a suite of digital
media services, across Spain, France, Italy, Portugal, Greece, the
Middle East, Africa, Malta and Turkey.
Most recently, Annecchino oversaw the launch of the world's
first Paramount Channel on free-to-air TV in Spain. Set to roll out
across several other markets in the coming years, Paramount Channel
is a 24-hour movie channel drawing content from the libraries of
several Hollywood film studios, including that of Viacom's
Before joining VIMN, Annecchino held positions with Turner
International, Cartoon Network and CNN. Annecchino currently
resides in Madrid. Annecchino holds a Bachelor of Economics from
European Business School, London, UK and an MBA Executive from
Istututo de Impresa International, Madrid, Spain.