Sarah Kirshbaum Levy has been appointed COO of Nickelodeon/MTVN kids and family group. A nine-year veteran of Nickelodeon, Levy most recently served as EVP of strategy and business operations. In her new expanded role, she will oversee overall finance, strategic planning and business operations for the company and will continue to helm day-to-day business management for Nickelodeon’s finance, business development, recreation and magazine departments, as well as back-end operations for Nick’s consumer products group.
During her tenure at Nickelodeon and MTV Networks, Levy has spearheaded acquisitions strategies for the division, resulting in the addition of Neopets, GoCityKids.com, and Noggin. She has also managed the development of Nick’s long-range planning and has played a major role in Nick’s wireless strategy.