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People moves: MTV Networks Latin America names new SVP of distribution

MTV Networks Latin American has been promoted Alvaro Paes de Barros to the post of SVP of distribution for MTV Networks Latin America and GM of Viacom Networks Brazil.
August 31, 2007

MTV Networks Latin American has been promoted Alvaro Paes de Barros to the post of SVP of distribution for MTV Networks Latin America and GM of Viacom Networks Brazil.

After spending the past seven years at MTVNLA, Paes de Barros will now be responsible for furthering the company’s content distribution strategy for Pay-TV in the region. In addition, he will oversee Viacom Networks Brazil, as its GM and is now responsible for guiding the strategic positioning of the company’s business, brand presence and relationships with key partners.

Viacom Networks Brazil currently distributes Nickelodeon, VH1, MTV Hits, MTV Jams and VH 1 Soul and the online properties Nick Turbo and Neopets.

Most recently, Paes de Barros served as VP of distribution for MTV Networks Latin America.

About The Author
Gary Rusak is a freelance writer based in Toronto. He has covered the kids entertainment industry for the last decade with a special interest in licensing, retail and consumer products. You can reach him at garyrusak@gmail.com

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