LONDON, 18 May 2017: A+E Networks®UK announced today two new appointments for its Amsterdam-based Benelux Office. Eva Schouwenaar will join the company in the role of Marketing Manager and Marit Huiskamp joins as Programme Scheduler for HISTORY® Netherlands.
Huiskamp joins the Benelux office as Programme Scheduler for the brand new Dutch feed for HISTORY, which is due to launch later this summer. The localised feed will provide opportunities for advertisers and sponsors as well a more customised programming schedule for the Netherlands.
Prior to joining A+E Networks UK, Huiskamp spent several years working at RTL where she was responsible for broadcasting schedules, channel promotion and content creation.
Taking on the role of Marketing Manager, Schouwenaar will be responsible for all marketing activities in the region, including the development and growth of the digital community as well as feeding into content strategy. Schouwenaar joins the company from BlooSEM Media, where her responsibilities included marketing consultancy for a number of clients including Dutch telecoms company KPN. Prior to BlooSEM, Schouwenaar also provided both marketing consultancy and sales strategy at Affilinet GmbH.
Both Huiskamp and Schouwenaar will report to Jessica Haagmans, Regional Director, Benelux.
Haagmans said of the appointments: “We are thrilled to welcome both Marit and Eva to our Benelux office. A+E Networks UK has a growing presence in the Netherlands and our new Dutch HISTORY feed reflects our expansion. We will continue our development with the experience and talent that both of these two team members are bringing to our company.”
A+E Networks® UK currently broadcast HISTORY® and Crime + Investigation® (CI) in the Netherlands on a pan-European feed. The new HISTORY feed will be A+E’s first entirely Dutch channel.