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Discovery names new Italy general manager

Alessandro Araimo

Discovery Networks Italy has a new general manager. Alessandro Araimo has been appointed to the role in one of Discovery’s key European territories. Araimo has… Read more

New director-general for Croatia’s HRT

Kazimir Bacic

Croatia’s parliament has named Kazimir Bacic as the new director-general of public broadcaster HRT. Bacic was previously head of technology at HRT. He began working… Read more

Kids MCN brings in ex-Little Dot Studios exec

Will Mahmood

UK-based online kids network WildBrain has hired a former executive from All3Media digital business Little Dot Studios. Will Mahmood has joined as head of strategy… Read more

AMC hires new channels chief

Kevin Dickie

Scripps Networks executive Kevin Dickie is joining the international arm of AMC and two other executives have been given new responsibilities in a rejig at… Read more

24i Media hires former Xstream marketing chief

Brynhild Vinskei

Netherlands-based multiscreen TV app provider 24i Media has named former Xstream chief marketing officer Brynhild Vinskei as chief markets officer. In her new role, Vinskei… Read more

Clementi takes up BBC Board chairman role

David Clementi

Sir David Clementi has taken up his position as chairman to the new BBC Board, following Privy Council approval. Clementi’s four year term in the… Read more

Globecast hires BeIN Media exec as technology chief

Sylvain Merle

Media services outfit Globecast has named BeIN Media Group technical director Sylvain Merle as its new chief technology officer, effective immediately. In his role as… Read more

Turner appoints LatAm president

Joel Whitten ‘Whit’ Richardson III

Turner Latin America has named Joel Whitten ‘Whit’ Richardson III as its president, in effect replacing Juan Carlos Urdaneta. Richardson is a 23-year Turner veteran,… Read more

Maxdome co-CEO takes ProSiebenSat.1 digital role

ProSiebenSat.1

ProSiebenSat.1 has appointed Maxdome’s director and co-CEO, Filmon Zerai, as chief digital officer for ProSiebenSat.1 TV Germany. Zerai will join the management team of ProSiebenSat.1… Read more

HBO ups key programming execs

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HBO Europe has given more responsibility to a trio of executives as part of a regional restructuring. Jonathan Young, Steve Matthews and Hanka Kastelicova have… Read more

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