The National Association of Television Program Executives (Natpe) announced through a press release this Tuesday, December 4, the appointment of Charles Weiss as SVP of Business Development. With a brand new executive in charge, the organization now looks forward to Natpe Miami 2019, to take place on January 22-24 at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami.
Before joining Natpe, Weiss was Vice President, Group Publisher for Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News at Future PLC, in charge of the sales division and event portfolio. Prior to that, Weiss held executive positions at Backstage, Nielsen Business Media and Reed Business Information, building up a solid industry experience in sales and marketing, and expert knowledge in cross-platform solutions and event management. Weiss currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Broadcaster's Foundation of America.
“We are excited to have Charlie join us here at Natpe. He brings with him invaluable experience and insight that align perfectly with Natpe’s mission to steer the business of content,” said J.P, Bommel, President and CEO of Natpe. “Charlie is one of the most respected executives in our business and we are proud to have him join our team to grow the organization year-round. He’s uniquely qualified to navigate the constant change in our industry,” he added.
In turn, Weiss commented on the privilege of joining “a highly respected organization that stands synonymous with growth and innovation.” “As our industry continues to evolve, fueled with the inertia of content creation and distribution, Natpe has remained at the forefront of ambition and relevance. I look forward to building on their decades of amazing work of education and connectivity, and to providing our clients with the strongest opportunities, vehicles, and value industry-wide,” he expressed.