AMC Networks has appointed Christian Wymbs as chief accounting officer, effective immediately. He assumes these responsibilities from Sean Sullivan, executive vice president and CFO for AMC Networks.

In his role, Wymbs will be responsible for managing the company's corporate accounting, financial reporting, and tax functions. Wymbs joins AMC Networks from the American Express Company, where he has held a number of positions since 2006. Most recently, he served as senior vice president and CFO of its Global Commercial Services business. Previously, he served as SVP and CFO of its Enterprise Growth Group business, in addition to holding other various financial positions in its Global Consumer and World Services businesses.