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Scripps Networks Interactive Appoints Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer

New leadership also announced for Internal Audit, International legal teams

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 19, 2016-- Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE: SNI) has named David Arroyo to the newly established position of Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer. In this role, Arroyo will guide the company’s adherence to all applicable laws and regulations worldwide, including oversight of the company’s Code of Ethics, policies and reporting tools. He also will continue to supervise the internal legal teams that provide support for litigation, intellectual property, data security and privacy, labor and employment, ratings research and bankruptcy. Arroyo, who joined Scripps Networks Interactive in 2004, previously served as Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs and Internal Audit.

“While maintaining high ethical standards is a shared responsibility for us all, it’s essential we take a coordinated approach across our global business. This is especially critical as our company expands its global footprint. I’m certain that David will bring the same high level of integrity to this new responsibility that he’s demonstrated since joining the company,” said Cynthia Gibson, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer.

Concurrently, the company elevated Andy Broyles to Senior Vice President, Internal Audit. He was previously Vice President. Timon Marshall was also named Senior Vice President, Head of Legal, International. He formerly served as Head of Legal for the company’s operations in Latin America.

Before joining Scripps Networks Interactive, Arroyo practiced as a trial lawyer at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, a global law firm, and early in his career, he clerked for U.S. District Court Judge James G. Carr. He graduated from the University of Michigan Law School and Duke University. While at the law school, he served as an associate and contributing editor of the “Michigan Law Review.”

President Obama appointed Arroyo to the board of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the Senate confirmed him in September 2014. He is a past chairman of the board of LatinoJustice, formerly known as the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund, a 44-year old civil rights and education organization. He also has served on the boards of several other charitable, professional, and public interest organizations.

Arroyo has been recognized by “Cablefax” as one of the “Most Influential Minorities in Cable” (2014-2015), by the Imagen Foundation as among the “Most Powerful and Influential Hispanics in Entertainment” (2012 – 2015), and by the National Association of Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) with its “Luminary Award” (2010).

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About Scripps Networks Interactive

Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE: SNI) is one of the leading developers of engaging lifestyle content in the home, food and travel categories for television, the Internet and emerging platforms. The company's lifestyle media portfolio comprises popular television and Internet brands HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, Cooking Channel, Travel Channel and Great American Country, which collectively engage more than 190 million U.S. consumers each month. International operations include TVN, Poland’s premier multi-platform media company; UKTV, an independent commercial joint venture with BBC Worldwide; Asian Food Channel, the first pan-regional TV food network in Asia; and lifestyle channel Fine Living Network. The company’s global networks and websites reach millions of consumers across North and South America, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Scripps Networks Interactive is headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn. For more information, please visit

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