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A+E Networks Africa expands team

Nazarene Khan

A+E Networks has expanded its African team with a number of new hires who will be based at the company’s Johannesburg office. Former Urban Brew… Read more

Viacom names new UK, northern and eastern Europe chief

James Currell

Viacom has named James Currell as EVP and managing director for the UK, northern Europe and eastern Europe, following David Lynn’s appointment as president and… Read more

Sony Entertainment CEO resigns

Michael Lynton

Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton has resigned from his post. Lynton is leaving the Culver City-based studio after 13 years, and just under two years… Read more

New chief for Georgian public broadcaster

Vasil Maghlaperidze

The Georgian Public Broadcaster has named Vasil Maghlaperidze as its new director-general. Maghlaperidze was chosen by the broadcaster’s board of trustees from a line-up of… Read more

Altice hires business development chief as i24 News heads for US

Claude Nahon

Altice/SFR is planning to launch its i24 News channel in the US and has hired Claude Nahon, formerly president of Mood Media International, to head… Read more

Scripps confirms Samples as TVN chief, Lowe to be chairman

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Scripps Networks Interactive has named Jim Samples as president of its Polish subsidiary TVN, with Scripps chairman and president Kenneth Lowe taking the role of… Read more

MTG Norway appoints new CEO

Morten Aass

MTG Norway has appointed Nice Entertainment Group CEO Morten Aass as its new chief executive as part of an internal reshuffle. Aass replaces Trygve Rønningen,… Read more

SCTE/ISBE names sales chief

Matt Aden

The US Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) and its international arm, the International Society of Broadband Experts (ISBE), has named Matt Aden as vice-president… Read more

Viacom UK boss named new international chief

David Lynn

Viacom’s long-serving UK chief, David Lynn, has been named CEO of Viacom International Media Networks. He will replace Bob Bakish, who is now president and… Read more

Voddler targets MENA market with new hire

Marwan Shehab

Peer-assisted cloud TV technology outfit Voddler has named Marwan Shehab as head of a new Middle East and Africa operation based in Dubai. Shehab will… Read more

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