Starz Promotes Sweeney19 Jul, 2012 By: Chris Tribbey
Starz Entertainment has promoted Tim Sweeney to SVP of business and legal affairs.
“Tim has been an invaluable adviser to senior management and the Starz legal team with his wide range of skill and expertise,” said Steve Beabout, EVP, general counsel and secretary. “Tim’s contributions to the company are noteworthy, including counsel on the $1.5 billion senior secured credit facility at Starz LLC announced by Liberty Media last November. We congratulate Tim on this richly deserved promotion.”
Sweeney first joined the company in 2002 and in 2003 was promoted to VP of business and legal affairs, marketing and intellectual property.
Before joining Starz, Sweeney was VP of business development at Kobalt lnteractive, and prior to that was with AT&T for more than a decade.