CNN International Commercial (CNNIC) has appointed Phil Nelson as  (COO) to lead CNN’s operational and international growth initiatives outside of advertising sales.


As COO, Nelson will oversee CNNIC’s Business Development and Strategy, Finance, Strategic Planning and International Sales Operations as well as its Content Sales and Licensing. This includes managing and growing CNN’s relationships with over 300 digital, broadcast and Out of Home content partners – from local CNN branded channels to airlines and hotels that carry CNN content live and on-demand.