A+E Appoints Thomas Moody, Laura Fleury to New Executive Roles

A+E Appoints Thomas Moody, Laura Fleury to New Executive Roles

Both represent internal moves that are effective immediately

A+E Networks appointed two executives on Wednesday: Thomas Moody to senior vice president, Programming, Planning & Acquisitions, FYI and LMN; and Laura Fleury's to vice president, Programming & Development, LMN.

Moody, who has been with A+E Networks since 2001, will oversee program planning, strategy and acquisitions for both FYI and LMN. He was previously responsible for developing and implementing the scheduling and acquisition strategies for A&E and BIO. In addition, Moody has also developed and/or served as an executive producer on A+E Networks shows such as “Hoarders,” “Private Sessions,” “Biography,” “Celebrity Ghost Stories,” and more.

Fleury will oversee all original programming for the network. She has been with A+E Networks for over 15 years, and in her previous role at A&E, Fleury developed and served as executive producer for “Beyond Scared Straight,” “The First 48,” “Parking Wars,” “The Killer Speaks,” “Manhunters: Fugitive Task Force,” and others. She has also developed and executive produced several series for the BIO channel.

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“I am confident that these multi-talented executives, tapped from within A+E Networks, will bring a breadth of experience and enormous intelligence to these important new leadership roles at FYI and LMN,” Jana Bennett, president of FYI and LMN, said, “Both Tom and Laura bring a track record of significant accomplishment to the table. Their vision, instincts and passion will be instrumental as we build these two brands into powerful platforms.”

The new positions are effective immediately.