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Philip Nash

Philip Nash

London, 10th January 2024: Philip Nash has been appointed as A+E Networks EMEA’s new CFO. Nash succeeds Mark Neil, who, after seven years at the company, will take on the role of CFO at Sky Showtime. Nash will take up his new position on the 15th of January.

Nash has held numerous finance, transformation, and integration roles at international media, sports, and tech companies. His latest role was as Chief Financial Officer and Director at Eleven Sports Network, managing the Group finance team and seven divisional FDs across the US, Europe, and Asia during high revenue growth and business transition. Eleven Sports Network merged with DAZN in 2023, creating the world’s leading live sports streaming service.  Prior to this, Nash served as CFO of Liverpool FC, where he oversaw the financial planning of the Anfield ground transformation, having previously been Financial Director for the construction of the new Arsenal Stadium.

“Philip has extensive commercial skills, a deep understanding of our complex media world, and a proven CFO track record in developing and optimising businesses. I am confident he will continue Mark’s successful work,” said Dean Possenniskie, MD, at A+E Networks EMEA.

Nash said: “I am delighted to join the A+E EMEA’s exceptional leadership team and to lead A+E EMEA’s finance teams into the future. Having worked at DAZN for the past three years, I am very familiar with the opportunities and challenges ahead – and I am confident of contributing to further growth and success for A+E EMEA. 

Based in London, Nash will join the EMEA leadership team and report to Dean Possenniskie, Managing Director, A+E EMEA. Nash will hold a dual role of both A+E Networks EMEA CFO and A+E Networks UK CFO. A+E UK is a successful, long-standing joint venture between Hearst and Sky. 

In his new role, Nash will be responsible for maximising the business both operationally and financially. He will focus on driving growth across all its EMEA businesses, working with leaders across the company.

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A+E Networks EMEA 

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