John Rossiter is general manager, Central Europe, for the Networks’ business across the region. He is based in the regional Budapest headquarters that manages offices in Warsaw, Prague, Bucharest and Zagreb.
Rossiter oversees the ongoing development of SPT’s networks in the region, including AXN, AXN White, AXN Black, AXN Spin, VIASAT3, VIASAT6 channels & digital services – AXN Now, AXN Player. His remit covers 14 localised feeds across Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Macedonia. In 2015 under Rossiter’s supervision, SPT Networks CE acquired VIASAT3 and VIASAT6 channels in Hungary.
Rossiter has 18+ years’ experience in the media industry, which he acquired while working for companies such as HBO in Central and Eastern Europe, Sony Pictures Television and The Walt Disney Company in London.