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RTL Hungary appoints new management team

Gabriella Vidus

Pan-European broadcast group RTL has appointed a permanent CEO and vice CEO at RTL Hungary following a turbulent period at its operation in the country.… Read more

Altice names Van Breukelen as future chairman in new structure

Jurgen Van Breukelen

Cable and telecom investor Altice has named Jurgen Van Breukelen to its board as an independent non-executive director. Van Breuklelen, a former CEO and country… Read more

Management team announced for Nordic telcos’ Danish JV

Hilde Tonne

Nordic telcos Telenor and TeliaSonera have named Hilde Tonne, Telenor’s head of group industrial development, as the CEO of their new joint venture in Denmark.… Read more

New UK and Ireland chief for WWE

Tracey Keenan

Wrestling network WWE has named Tracey Keenan as vice-president and general manager of WWE UK and Ireland. Keenan was previously vice-president, commercial partnerships EMEA, responsible… Read more

Virgin hires Sky veteran for digital role

Virgin Media has named former Sky Italia programming chief and JimJam founder David Bouchier as its chief digital entertainment officer. The UK-based pay TV operator… Read more

Fox names Brian Sullivan as digital chief

Brian Sullivan

21st Century Fox has named former Sky Deutschland CEO Brian Sullivan as president of digital at Fox Networks Group, a new role that will give… Read more

Canal+ denies plan for post-Meheut era

Bertrand Meheut

Canal+ Group has denied reports that Bertrand Meheut is preparing to quit his role as president and that parent company Vivendi is preparing a succession… Read more

TeliaSonera makes management changes

Hélène Barnekow

Nordic telco TeliaSonera has made a series of executive management changes. The telco has named Hélène Barnekow as EVP for Sweden. Barnekow was previously head… Read more

Verizon completes AOL acquisition

Tim Armstrong

US telco Verizon has completed its acquisition of AOL for US$50 (€45) a share on cash.  Verizon’s tender offer expired at midnight New York Time… Read more

Fox veteran Hill exiting to create prodco

David Hill

21st Century Fox is saying goodbye to senior programming executive David Hill after more than three decades. Hill, currently senior executive VP at the US-based… Read more

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