Video On Demand service MUBI has announced that former Fox International Channels and Liberty Global executive Roberto Soto will be joining the company as Chief Operating Officer. Soto will report to MUBI Founder and CEO Efe Cakarel.
In his new role, Roberto will be responsible for MUBI’s strategy and overseeing the company’s ongoing business operations globally. He has some experience in this field due to his role at Fox International Channels, where he focused on the development and implementation of product and commercial strategy for subscription-based channels.
“It’s an honor and I am really excited to join the amazing MUBI team in this journey,” said Soto in an official statement. “We have a fantastic value proposition and a committed team that passionately cares about great cinema.”
“I am delighted to welcome Roberto to the team at an incredibly exciting time for MUBI,” added Cakarel. “Roberto’s experience in heading strategic growth initiatives and extensive knowledge of the business come at a fantastic time.”
Recent MUBI acquisitions include the exclusive rights to Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Junun” and Miguel Gomes’ Cannes darling “Arabian Nights.”