WE tv has promoted Theresa Patiri from VP production management and operations to SVP production and business affairs, effective immediately. Based in the network’s NYC office, Patiri reports to WE tv’s President and General Manager, Marc Juris. In her new role, Patiri is responsible for all production management and business affairs for WE tv’s slate of original scripted and unscripted series and development projects. She also oversees U.S. and international program sales, series syndication, rights and clearances. In her previous role, Patiri oversaw the day-to-day operations of WE tv’s unscripted originals, from production to completion. Before WE tv, Patiri worked at NBC in news and operations.