FIC hires business affairs industry vet

walking dead 2Fox International Channels has hired Stuart Tenzer as senior VP, business and legal affairs.

The former William Morris Endeavour Entertainment executive will handle 21st Century Fox-owned FIC’s global negotiations with major studios, alongside the division’s president and CEO, Hernan Lopez.

He will also support FIC executive VP of scripted programming and original development Sharon Tal Yguado as well as EVP of lifestyle and reality programming Christian Barcellos.

He will negotiate deals on upcoming original FIC programming, and handle international business affairs for the channel group’s programming portfolio, which includes zombie drama The Walking Dead (pictured).

Tenzer most recently consulted with FX Networks through his Coast Road Media business.

In his new role he will report to Kelly Cline, EVP, business and legal affairs, nntertainment, Fox Cable Networks, as well as Rita Tuzon, EVP and general counsel for Fox Networks Group.