Nancy Dubuc is Chief Executive Officer of VICE Media Group, today’s largest independent youth media company. Since joining in 2018 she has directed the expansion and transformation of the company’s global businesses that include two content production studios; a news division, a digital publishing engine, a creative advertising agency, an international television network and several fashion and culture publications. Most recently, Dubuc drove the company’s strategic acquisition of Refinery29, the leading female-focused lifestyle and entertainment destination.
Prior to joining VICE, Nancy Dubuc served as President and Chief Executive Officer of A+E Networks; the third in the company’s history after rising in the ranks as a programming executive. She created genre-defining content like Vikings, Hatfields & McCoys, American Pickers and Pawn Stars. She also launched A&E Indie Films and A+E Studios, cementing the company’s position as a leader in award-winning documentary film and scripted television. While CEO, A+E Networks became a global powerhouse. With an expanded roster of channels and strategic business investments, generating milestone growth in reach and revenue.
A graduate of Boston University, Dubuc received the Distinguished Alumni Award from its College of Communications in 2013. She is also a recipient of the NCTA Vanguard Award for Distinguished Leadership.
Nancy Dubuc is a Member of the Champions of Change Global Tech group established in 2018 in partnership with accelerateHER. The group aims to drive change on gender equality globally in the technology industry and are focused on normalising flexible work across the industry; building strong pipelines of women; looking at how women are promoted, developed and retained; and creating inclusive workplaces.