Discovery Hires Hulu’s Lisa Holme to Lead Streaming Content Strategy

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Discovery has hired Hulu’s head of content acquisition Lisa Holme, her boss Peter Faricy said Thursday on an earnings conference call. Discovery, Inc. followed that up with an official media announcement.

Holme will lead Discovery’s streaming content strategy. Here is her super-long official title: Group Senior Vice President, Content and Commercial Strategy, Direct-to-Consumer (Dtc).

That’s going to be a lot to get on a business card.

In the newly created role, Holme is responsible for setting the content strategy for Discovery’s Dtc products in the U.S., including the curation, commissioning and acquisition of content, the press release read. She will also manage commercial strategy, with a specific focus on distribution partners in alignment with Discovery’s ad sales teams.

Also Read: Discovery Tops Q4 Earnings Expectations Despite Lower Ratings, Continued Cord-Cutting

“Discovery has excelled at delivering unique and entertaining content to a global fan base of customers,
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