Nancy Dubuc exiting A+E Networks

Nancy Dubuc is stepping down as president and CEO of A+E Networks, effective April 16. Abbe Raven, chairman emeritus and former CEO of A+E Networks, will return as acting chair until a replacement is named. “Anyone who knows me well knows I am an entrepreneur, creator, rebel and disruptor at heart,” said Dubuc. “After 20 years at A+E, the hardest thing will be to leave the people and company I love. But, as a creative executive and leader, and to stay true to my personal mantra, I need my next dare and my next challenge.” Dubuc, who recently withdrew her name from consideration to lead Amazon Studios, is reportedly in advanced talks to replace Shane Smith as CEO of Vice Media.

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