Starz has hired Superna Kalle as EVP International Digital Networks.

In her new position, Kalle will lead the international expansion of Starz-branded digital and linear services and channels, overseeing strategy and operations. She’ll be based in the company’s Santa Monica office and report directly to COO Jeffrey Hirsch.

Most recently, Kalle was a senior adviser to several media companies guiding them on international SVOD strategy, digital operations, restructuring and global business development. Major clients included Starz, Lionsgate and CBS/Showtime. She previously spent 16 years at Sony Pictures Television where she served as SVP and GM, Networks.

“Superna is a globally respected digital and television executive,” said Hirsch. “Superna’s deep experience in digital platforms, television networks, distribution and entering emerging markets will guide our international businesses, grow our channels’ digital presence and take us to the next level.”