Amory B. Schwartz

Chief Executive, NASN Limited, Dublin

Amory B. Schwartz is the Chief Executive of NASN (the North American Sports Network), the European network that was acquired by ESPN, Inc, in December 2005. Amory was a co-founder of NASN and has been with the channel since its inception in 2002. He currently reports to Lynne Frank, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Europe, Middle East and Africa for ESPN International.

Amory is responsible for all of NASN’s business activities within Europe, with specific emphasis on extending NASN’s distribution, and identifying and developing new business opportunities for NASN. NASN is currently available in over 10 million households in over 32 European countries.

Prior to establishing NASN, Schwartz served several companies in senior positions, focusing on business strategy and execution. These roles included: Serving Parthus Technologies, a FTSE 250 company, as vice president of strategic business, responsible for all of the company’s M&A and related activities; The Digital Broadcasting Company as Head of Business Affairs; and ProNet (the programming acquisition subsidiary of Nethold, and later Canal Plus) as Director of Business & Legal Affairs.

Earlier in his career, Amory was a corporate and intellectual property associate in the New York and London offices of the law firm Debevoise & Plimpton. Amory graduated from Princeton University with an A.B., and received his J.D. from the Columbia University School of Law. He also holds an M.A. from the Courtauld Institute of Art in London.

 

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