Starz chief operating officer Jeffrey Hirsch has signed a new long-term agreement that continues his tenure until December 2020. Within 18 months, Hirsch launched the Starz streaming services and app. He will carry on with his responsibilities of overseeing Affiliate Sales, Marketing, Programming Operations, Network Scheduling, Content Acquisitions, Research, Starz Distribution and Technology, and Product Development. Hirsch joined Starz in 2015, before which he served as executive vice president and chief marketing officer of Residential Services at Time Warner Cable.