Condé Nast Entertainment has named Sahar Elhabashi its new Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer. Elhabashi most recently was with her own private consultancy firm, and prior to that she was COO of Discovery Networks International. At Condé Nast Entertainment, Elhabashi will be charged with strategic planning for all of the company’s divisions.

“Sahar is a seasoned executive,” said Dawn Ostroff, President of Condé Nast Entertainment. “Her incredible skill set and experience working within large companies coupled with her entrepreneurial spirit will be an invaluable resource as we create new businesses and opportunities that extend our iconic brands.”

Elhabashi’s appointment is effective immediately.