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A+E Networks UK hires RTL exec for COO post

Nicolas Eglau

Dean Possenniskie’s first major moves since taking over at A+E Networks UK are the appointment of a COO and the promotion of Heather Jones to… Read more

Sky Germany appoints new finance chief

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Sky in Germany has upped deputy chief financial officer, Simon Robson, to the CFO role. Robson will take up his new position in September and… Read more

Liberty Global names Telenet’s Smidts as marketing chief

Inge Smidts

Liberty Global has named Inge Smidts as chief marketing officer. Smidts was previously SVP of residential marketing at Liberty Global-owned Belgian cable operator Telenet. Smidts,… Read more

BT’s Green moves to Amazon Prime Instant Video

Alex Green

Amazon Prime Instant Video has hired BT’s director of TV, Alex Green, to become managing director of its European operation. Green has been with BT… Read more

Vodafone dismissed Portela unfairly, says Spanish court

Rosalía Portela

  A Spanish court has ruled that Vodafone’s dismissal of former Ono CEO Rosalía Portela was unjustified and has ordered the telco to indemnify the… Read more

Discovery forms partnership with Doğuş for major Turkish expansion

Kasia Kieli

Discovery Communications has agreed a strategic relationship with Turkey’s Doğuş Media Group to increase its portfolio to 13 channels and strengthen its ad sales offer.  The… Read more

PayWizard secures funding, names Burke as chairman

Andrew Burke

  TV subscriber management systems provider PayWizard has secured £3.5 million in funding from the Scottish Loan Fund. he funding boost from the SLF will… Read more

Rightster names product chief

Shiv Bhaduri

Multichannel network Rightster has named Shiv Bhaduri as chief product officer. Bhaduri, who has worked as a consultant for the outfit for the last three… Read more

Discovery’s Bartlett to quit

Lee Bartlett

Discovery Studios boss Lee Bartlett is leaving the company. Bartlett has been at Discovery for five years and will exit the US-listed channel operator later… Read more

LCI chief Revel leaves

Eric Revel

Eric Revel, the CEO of TF1-owned French news channel LCI, has left the group to launch a new personal project. In a statement, Revel thanked… Read more

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