Executive Vice President, Corporate Development And Strategy
David Bank is Executive Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy for A+E Networks®. He was named to the role in July 2019 and is responsible for long-term strategic and business development plans, including identifying potential partners in the marketplace, and exploring opportunities that align with the company’s forecasted objectives.
Bank is a veteran analyst and Wall Street professional with expertise in the media and entertainment industry.
Prior to joining A+E Networks, he served as Executive Vice President and Head of CBS Corporation’s Investor Relations. Previously, Bank held a 16-year career as a sell-side equity research analyst as Managing Director at RBC Capital Markets where he primarily covered Large Cap Media and Entertainment Companies. He also served as Associate Director of The US Equity Research Department at RBC. Banks began his career as an investment banker focusing on financial institutions at First Boston, then joined Furman Selz as an Investment Banker focused on Media.
Bank holds a BA from Williams College and an MBA from The Yale School of Management.