MUMBAI: Doug Levy has been named vice president of operations for OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network, effective immediately.
In this role, Levy is responsible for the coordination, support and execution of all in-house operational processes related to the channel launch and ongoing operations of OWN. Levy will also oversee information technology and facilities.
"Doug is the point person for all of OWN’s transmission. His experience is a great fit toward building a solid infrastructure at OWN as we create this multiplatform venture," says OWN chief financial officer Brent Willman, to whom he will report.
Levy joins OWN from Fox Sports Net, where he was vice president of production and operations since 2005.