VividTV Names Walter as Business Chief in Canada And Europe

LOS ANGELES—Veteran television executive Stephen E. Walter has been named as Senior Vice President of Business Development for Canada and Europe for VividTV, the multichannel television division of Vivid Entertainment, the world’s leading adult film company. 

VividTV programming includes the full range of Vivid Entertainment offerings from the company's large adult studio archive. Viewers will also watch exclusive, never-before-seen footage from the Vivid Celeb line, which includes sexually explicit videos featuring Kim Kardashian, Pamela Anderson, Kendra Wilkinson, Montana Fishburne, Tila Tequila and many other pop-culture icons. For more information, visit the company’s website.

"Steve is an 18-year affiliate sales and marketing veteran who has built strong relationships with platform operators in Canada and Europe and has been successfully helping them maximize the revenue from their adult pay TV category," said VividTV President Ken Boenish in announcing Mr. Walter’s appointment. "He’s the ideal person to advance VividTV’s presence in these key markets."

VividTV was launched last August and has quickly become one of the fastest growing adult services, currently delivering its branded video-on-demand offerings and linear pay TV channel to more than 25 million homes.

"I’m delighted to be working with a brand that is so respected in its field," Mr. Walter said. "VividTV truly represents a unique content offering, has strong international recognition and is constantly covered by the mainstream media for being the industry experts regarding adult entertainment."

Most recently Mr. Walter served as Vice President of Business Development for New Frontier Media, Inc., a content distributor with global activities. He established the NOOF European and Canadian distribution divisions and created strategic partnerships with many of the world’s largest international media companies.