Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Australia & New Zealand have announced that Ivan Curic has joined the company in the newly created role of Director of Advertising Sales.
As the Director of Advertising Sales, Ivan assumes leadership of sales performance in collaboration with VIMN’s local advertising sales representatives, MultiChannel Network (MCN) in Australia and SKY in New Zealand.
He will also work closely with locally based MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central commercial marketing teams to identify new business opportunities and manage regional executions of global partnerships from VIMN Advertising and Brand Solutions. Ivan joins VIMN after serving as the National Sales Director of Ignite Media Brands since August 2011. Prior to joining Ignite Media Brands, Curic was Sydney Sales Director at Network Ten Australia.
VIMN Australia and New Zealand’s senior vice president and general manager Ben Richardson commented, “Ivan’s market expertise, strong relationships and deep understanding of our brands will allow us to further maximize opportunities within our recently-commenced alliance with MCN and our long-standing collaboration with SKY in New Zealand. He’s a strategic thinker that will add tremendous value to our commercial partnerships with brands seeking to connect with MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr and Comedy Central audiences.”